HFE mutations in an inflammatory arthritis population.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES To determine the value of screening patients with inflammatory arthritis for haemochromatosis-associated mutations in the HFE gene. METHODS We screened 1000 patients with inflammatory arthritis and 1000 controls for the HFE gene mutations that are associated with haemochromatosis. The arthritis patients were diagnosed between 1989 and 1995 and… (More)

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