Genetic epidemiology of vitiligo: a study of 815 probands and their families from south China.

@article{Sun2006GeneticEO,
  title={Genetic epidemiology of vitiligo: a study of 815 probands and their families from south China.},
  author={Xiukun Sun and Aie Xu and Xiaodong Wei and Jie Ouyang and Liangjun Lu and Meihua Chen and Dimin Zhang},
  journal={International journal of dermatology},
  year={2006},
  volume={45 10},
  pages={1176-81}
}
BACKGROUND Genetic factors are thought to be involved in the development of vitiligo. AIM To explore the possible genetic model of vitiligo by analyzing the genetic characteristics of 815 patients and their families from south China (Zhejiang Province). METHODS Data for 815 patients with vitiligo were obtained by questionnaire. The inheritance pattern estimation, heritability calculation, and complex segregation analysis were performed using the Penrose method, Falconer regression method… CONTINUE READING
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