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... of diagnostic criteria...if at least 4 of the 11 criteria develop at one time or individually over any period of observation, then the patient is likely to have SLE however, a diagnosis of SLE can be made in a patient having fewer than four of these symptoms. ... (1 replies)
... That said, some criteria are so characteritistic of ONLY lupus, that they'd point to a Dx for some specialists. e.g. ... (4 replies)
... Thanks for all of your help and info. It has been a great help! I'll definately keep you posted as to what transpires. Since both RA and SLE are treated almost identically I suppose it's not imparative that I get a definative answer on whether or not I have SLE. ... (4 replies)

... at the top of the thread list, particularly the one with the ACR criteria for diagnosing systemic lupus. You typically must meet at least 4 of the 11 to support a Dx of SLE. ... (4 replies)
... dermies, is that the type of rash one has doesn't define the grouping of lupus into which you fall. Instead, it's how many of the 11 ACR criteria you meet. ... (8 replies)
Is this SLE?
Jul 11, 2017
... of SLE patients have a positive RF, which I take to mean that you can have a positive RF without having RA. ... (3 replies)
... Hi. Any caring mom would be concerned, I think! In your shoes I'd really try to worry a little less, but I'd definitely keep that appointment for several reasons. I'm only a patient but her bloodwork is showing some mild anomalies that are indeed possible in lupus. Also, having ANY kind of lupus-specific rash means a person has lupus "to some degree". By that I mean... (2 replies)
... This is a very good summary of SLE findings. It would be helpful to have this posted as a sticky post at the top of the lupus board, if administrators approve. ... (1 replies)
... I def think you have SLE or another autoimmune disease....Learned on my own that you need to be your own doctor sometimes and go with your gut feeling.. ... (10 replies)
... When I was Dxd with sle I too only had a 1:40 speckled pattern ana...... at the time I also had liver, kidney, lung, heart and skin involvement.....my dsdna which was tested at the same time the ana was, was extremely high, as was my igg. c3 and c4 were terrible, urinalysis was way off too. I also had horrendous results regaurding organ function etc..... If my Dr. would... (10 replies)
... Lupus has its own ACR criteria, per "sticky post" at top of thread list. ... (1 replies)
... systemic lupus, which I think of as "classic lupus". The ACR criteria describe this kind. People with SLE have met 4 or more criteria in their lifetime, but not necessarily all at once. ... (3 replies)
... Lupus is considered "systemic" if you've met 4 or more of the ACR criteria over time, meaning not necessarily all at once. Major organs may or may not be involved. ... (9 replies)
... I tried to tell my doctor but she wouldn't listen. So I found a new doctor. He sent me for labs on Friday April 10th and here's all the labs he wants. Ana , dsdna, anti smi , anti ro, anti lag, anti phospholipid ab, complete level on all ( labs will only say negative here and not show the number if there is one that's low) Also sed rate, thyroxine tsh 3rd gen and C-reactive... (3 replies)
... located right above the user threads, particularly the one on rashes and the one with the ACR criteria. ... (3 replies)
... of diagnostic criteria...if at least 4 of the 11 criteria develop at one time or individually over any period of observation, then the patient is likely to have SLE however, a diagnosis of SLE can be made in a patient having fewer than four of these symptoms. ... (2 replies)
... Have you seen the "sticky post" that contains the ACR criteria for lupus? ... (3 replies)
What is it
Jun 4, 2005
... Dear cheryllynn, There are three main types of lupus rashes, each strongly associated, but NOT EXCLUSIVEY, with a lupus subset. We have been talking about putting together a "sticky post" on rashes, but we don't have one yet. But if you look at the top of the thread list, there are "sticky posts" for (1) SLE = systemic lupus ACR (Am. College of Rheumatology)... (25 replies)
... Only four of these eleven are required for a diagnosis. If you don't believe that you don't have to have dry eyes for one of the eleven criteria to diagnose lupus, take it up with the American College of Rheumatology, not me! ... (43 replies)
Lupus rash
Aug 31, 2004
... and tends not to scar or depigment. Diagnosis requires at least "4" of the "4 of 11" ACR SLE criteria. ... (16 replies)




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