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European Journal of Dermatology


Physicians' response to a letter to confirm diagnosis in a genetic study of psoriasis Volume 12, numéro 1, January - February 2002

Généthon, 1 bis, rue de l'Internationale, 91000 Évry, France.
  • Page(s) : 66-9
  • Année de parution : 2002

Genetic studies are based on the analyses of genetically informative families with a well-defined disease phenotype. With the progress of the Human Genome Project, these studies are becoming more frequent. The main way used to phenotype diseases is a consultation by a referent physician. It is efficient if the diseases are rare or complex, or if the study concerns small groups. A study was initiated in France by Généthon in [...]