Need additional cases of Blau syndrome

RAPHAEL at VM.TEMPLE.EDU RAPHAEL at VM.TEMPLE.EDU
Fri May 21 16:24:17 EST 1993


Hello to everyone on Bionet!
 
I am trying to locate additional cases of Blau syndrome - familial
granulomatous arthritis, uveitis, and rash.  It is the only known example
in humans of an autoimmune disease transmitted in an autosomal dominant-
transmission pattern.  Our research group is in the midst of a linkage
analysis to try and locate the chromosomal location of the gene(s) involved
in the syndrome.
 
If anyone out there knows of additional cases/families I would appreciate
your contacting me.  Also, if you have an interest in granulomatous
inflammation, please feel free to contribute, as well.




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