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A high frequency of haplotype A24-B52-DR2 has been found in Japanese patients, without this association in other populations.
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Autoimmune processes stimulated by viral infection and other unknown causative factors may play an important role under these pathophysiological conditions because HLA analysis revealed a statistically significant high frequency of haplotype A24-B52-DR2 in these patients in Japan.