Comparisons of clinical features of HLA-DRB1*07 positive and negative vitiligo patients in Chinese Han population.

BACKGROUND Human leucocyte antigen (HLA)-II alleles have been found to be associated with vitiligo in different populations, and several studies also suggested that HLA class II alleles/haplotypes were associated with a different type vitiligo. Of HLA class II alleles, DRB1*07 has consistently shown a positive association with vitiligo in Chinese Han… CONTINUE READING