HLA antigens in geographic tongue.

  title={HLA antigens in geographic tongue.},
  author={Robin Marks and B Taitt},
  journal={Tissue antigens},
  volume={15 1},
HLA-A,B,C phenotyping was performed on 95 patients with geographic tongue to determine whether there is an increased frequency of any particular allele in this condition. An increased frequency of B15 was found in the patients when compared to normal controls. When the patients were divided into atopic and non-atopic groups there was an increased frequency of B15 and a decreased frequency of B40 in the atopic group compared to the controls. B40 was as decreased in the atopic group when compared… CONTINUE READING

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