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Journal of Allergy
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 125367, 5 pages
Urticaria in Monozygotic and Dizygotic Twins
1Department of Dermato-Allergology Gentofte Hospital 2900 Hellerup, Denmark
2Complex Trait Genetics, Department of Functional Genomics and Department of Clinical Genetics, Center for Neurogenomics and Cognitive Research, VU University Medical Center, Neuroscience Campus Amsterdam, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
3Institute of Regional Health Services Research and Odense Patient Data Explorative Network, University of Southern Denmark, 5000 Odense, Denmark
4The Danish Twin Registry, University of Southern Denmark, 5000 Odense, Denmark
5Department of Respiratory Medicine, Bispebjerg Hospital, 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
Received 17 August 2012; Revised 10 October 2012; Accepted 28 October 2012
Academic Editor: William E. Berger
Copyright © 2012 Simon Francis Thomsen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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