REVISIONE CRITICA DELLA VITILIGINE. NOTA VI: HLA, VITILIGINE E CISTINURIA

Translated title of the contribution: Critical review on vitiligo. VI. HLA, vitiligo and cystinuria

C. Frati, M. Purpura, R. Cavalieri, B. Didona

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Abstract

Some of our previous studies showed a striking regulationship between vitiligo and cystinuria: increased excretion of cystine was observed with similar frequency in 309 vitiligo patients (132 positives) and 142 healthy-families (59 positives); but, on the contrary, cystinuria was found only in one of 142 health-controls. Cystinuria is a autosomal recessive disease, with incidence of one per 5,000-10,000 subjects. The present study was undertaken to control an association between vitiligo-cystinuria and presence or absence of HLA antigens of the first locus and second locus: the comparison between the 30 vitiligo patients with cystinuria and 642 controls show a significant difference (p

Translated title of the contributionCritical review on vitiligo. VI. HLA, vitiligo and cystinuria
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)321-332
Number of pages12
JournalChronica Dermatologica
Volume10
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1979

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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