Genetic variation in VTCN1 (B7-H4) is associated with course of disease in juvenile idiopathic arthritis
Albers, H M × Reinards, T H C M Brinkman, D M C Kamphuis, S S M van Rossum, M A J Hoppenreijs, E Pa H Girschick, H J Wouters, Carine Saurenmann, R K Bakker, E Verduijn, W Slagboom, P Huizinga, T W J Toes, R E M Houwing-Duistermaat, J J Ten Cate, R Schilham, M W #
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases vol:73 issue:6 pages:1198-1201
The course of disease in juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is unpredictable with episodes of activity and remission. In order to identify predictive factors, 93 SNPs, JIA subtype, age at onset and ANA status were studied in relation to disease course.