Taxon:

Human

Gene:

"Psoriasis" and "Psoriatic arthritis"

Chromosome:

Unknown

Location:

Description:

Psoriasis vulgaris. Parental effect on birth weight has been reported. Also paternal inheritance caused more severe disease (Traupe H et al, 1992).

Excessive paternal transmission of psoriatic arthritis has been observed. Of 95 probands with an affected parent, 65% had an affected father whereas 35% had an affected mother (Rahman P et al, 1999).
Pollock RA et al (2016) confirmed a paternal transmission bias in psoriasis.

Category:

Parental effect

Record:

69

Last Modified 3/7/2016

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