Psoriatic spondyloarthropathy: a comparative study between HLA-B27 positive and HLA-B27 negative disease.

@article{Queiro2002PsoriaticSA,
  title={Psoriatic spondyloarthropathy: a comparative study between HLA-B27 positive and HLA-B27 negative disease.},
  author={Rub{\'e}n Queiro and Cristina Sarasqueta and Joaqu{\'i}n Belzunegui and Carlos Gonz{\'a}lez and Manuel Figueroa and Juan Carlos Torre-Alonso},
  journal={Seminars in arthritis and rheumatism},
  year={2002},
  volume={31 6},
  pages={413-8}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the relative contribution of the human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-B27 to psoriatic spondyloarthropathy (PsSpA) susceptibility and to analyze whether this antigen contributes to disease expression. METHODS This cross-sectional study included 70 patients (mean age 48 +/- 14.5 years; 44 men and 26 women). PsSpA was defined according to… CONTINUE READING