Genetic clue to development of mouth ulcers in lupus

Posted by on June 10, 2016 9:35 pm
Categories: health

The results of a new study showed for the first time an association between a specific genetic pathway and the development of mouth ulcers in patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE). Linking the vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) genetic pathway with a specific disease characteristic among SLE patients represents an important step towards unravelling the genetic basis of different SLE clinical presentations.

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