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Graves hla antigen

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 28 years experience
Tissue antigens.: The human leukocyte antigen (hla) system is the name of the major histocompatibility complex (mhc) in humans, which contains genes related to immune s... Read More

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Don't Rx a lab value: The only question is whether you have reactive arthritis / ankylosing spondylitis or not. If you do, your physician is the one to make recommendations... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
HLA B 27 is not a : Disease. People who have this antigen have higher than usual rate of some auto-immune disorders. There are no specific actions to be taken. As for eve... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
All genes are: expressed. A better example is blood groups. Blood group A and B are co-dominant, i.e., if both genes are both, both are expressed. It is neither good... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Hahn
Cardiology 28 years experience
Yes and no: There is no direct correlation between hla types and the incidence of CAD that I am aware of. However, certain hla types, ie b27, are associated with ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Sounds like: You had a fairly complete serologic work-up. With this information one would expect garden variety osteoarthritis as the cause of your joint issues -... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Maybe: Ra is possible although the pattern of involvement is not that typical. How positive was the ccp? Unless it is strongly positive it is not that specif... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Probable: Ra is a clinical diagnosis confirmed by lab results and not the other way around. Hla-b27 is not a feature of RA although ccp ab is.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 28 years experience
Age, side effects,,,: This could be from just age effects on your muscles, especially if you've used them a lot during your lifetime for housework or in your work. You're ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
No: But it's treatable. In the old days, it was one of the major killers. You have several choices for effective treatment, and sometimes it regresses on ... Read More
A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
Endocrinology 33 years experience
Sometimes.: People with relatives with thyroid problems are at higher risk to have thyroid problems themselves. But their problem may not be the same one their r... Read More

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