The HLA-DRB1 gene and Graves disease in Taiwanese children: a case-control and family-based study.

@article{Wu2012TheHG,
  title={The HLA-DRB1 gene and Graves disease in Taiwanese children: a case-control and family-based study.},
  author={Yi-Long Wu and T Chang and C-C Chu and C Huang and F-S Lo and W-H Ting and Chung-Hui Lin and M Lin and P-C Chiu and Chun-Liang Lin and W Chen and Yong Jae Lee},
  journal={Tissue antigens},
  year={2012},
  volume={80 3},
  pages={224-30}
}
Graves disease (GD) is an autoimmune thyroid disease with a female preponderance and a wide range of ages at onset, and human leukocyte antigen (HLA) gene plays a primary role in the susceptibility to GD. We aim to investigate the associations between HLA-DRB1 alleles and Taiwanese children with GD by both case-control and family-based studies. A total of… CONTINUE READING