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Turner syndrome and autoimmune diseases: record-linkage study

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Background: There is increasing evidence that Turner syndrome is associated with an elevated risk of a range of autoimmune disorders. We aimed to document this in a national study. Method: Use of a record-linked dataset of all hospital admissions in England, 1999-2011, to construct a retrospective cohort of people with Turner syndrome and a control cohort of people without it. Statistical follow-up to identify the occurrence of 29 separate autoimmune disorders in each cohort. Calculation of r...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Role:
Author
Journal:
ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD-FETAL AND NEONATAL EDITION
Volume:
99
Issue:
1
Pages:
71-73
Publication date:
2014-01-05
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EISSN:
1468-2044
ISSN:
1359-2998
URN:
uuid:73c9b806-d721-4244-9dc2-d64ca650a306
Source identifiers:
445195
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pubs:445195

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