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Genome-wide association study meta-analysis of chronic widespread pain: evidence for involvement of the 5p15.2 region.

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Chronic widespread pain (CWP) is a common disorder affecting ∼10% of the general population and has an estimated heritability of 48-52%. In the first large-scale genome-wide association study (GWAS) meta-analysis, we aimed to identify common genetic variants associated with CWP. METHODS: We conducted a GWAS meta-analysis in 1308 female CWP cases and 5791 controls of European descent, and replicated the effects of the genetic variants with suggestive evidence for ass...

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Peters, MJ More by this author
Willemen, HL More by this author
Eiriksdottir, G More by this author
Hocking, LJ More by this author
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Journal:
Annals of the rheumatic diseases
Volume:
72
Issue:
3
Pages:
427-436
Publication date:
2013-03-05
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EISSN:
1468-2060
ISSN:
0003-4967
URN:
uuid:956ad372-c8cd-4f36-8e8b-190bf89d433b
Source identifiers:
350578
Local pid:
pubs:350578

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