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Pemphigus in Oxford, UK, and New Delhi, India: a comparative study of disease characteristics and HLA antigens.

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A study of pemphigus in New Delhi, India, and Oxford, UK, was undertaken including 20 patients in Oxford and 50 in New Delhi. Data included clinical and histological subtypes and socio-economic data; patients were HLA typed. In New Delhi pemphigus vulgaris predominated, but in Oxford pemphigus vulgaris and pemphigus foliaceus have equal prevalence. Disease distribution with sex was the same, but age at onset was significantly lower in New Delhi (p = 0.0019). HLA typing in pemphigus vulgaris p...

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10.1159/000246946

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division,
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Author
Volume:
189 Suppl 1
Issue:
SUPPL. 1
Pages:
108-110
Publication date:
1994-01-05
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EISSN:
1421-9832
ISSN:
1018-8665
URN:
uuid:fa7662e5-2100-49c2-9787-8af0fb7b4d0f
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23213
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pubs:23213

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