Human leukocyte antigen-DQB1 and -DRB1 associations in patients with idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss from a defined population of Northwest Spain.

@article{AmorDorado2005HumanLA,
  title={Human leukocyte antigen-DQB1 and -DRB1 associations in patients with idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss from a defined population of Northwest Spain.},
  author={Juan Carlos Amor-Dorado and Laura Paco and Javier Mart{\'i}n and Miguel {\'A}ngel L{\'o}pez-Nevot and Miguel A Gonz{\'a}lez-Gay},
  journal={Acta oto-laryngologica},
  year={2005},
  volume={125 12},
  pages={1277-82}
}
CONCLUSION The results of this study support the assertion that Southern European individuals have a genetically mediated predisposition to develop idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL). OBJECTIVE To assess the influence of human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-DQB1 and -DRB1 alleles on the susceptibility to and the severity of idiopathic sudden SNHL. MATERIAL AND METHODS A prospective study of patients diagnosed with idiopathic sudden SNHL between October 2000 and September 2002 was… CONTINUE READING

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