The major histocompatibility complex and autoimmune thyroid disease

N. R. Farid, V. Stenszky, C. Balazs, J. C. Bear

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HLA typing has contributed to thyroid medicine in several significant ways: By refining the differentiation of disease entities. By providing markers indicating likely prognosis and severity of the disease. By elucidating the genetic basis of disease susceptibility. By elucidating underlying pathological processes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6-18
Number of pages13
JournalMount Sinai Journal of Medicine
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1986

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