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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)
... P.S. It's actually possible to have SLE without a positive ANA. ... (4 replies)
Lupus SLE
Feb 8, 2008
... Have you read the ACR diagnostic criteria for lupus? ... (12 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)
... 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)
... have to meet 4 or more of the 11 ACR criteria to sustain a dx of SLE. ... (28 replies)
... Hi. I forgot to suggest doing a little more "scrolling". In the sticky post (permanent info post) containing the 11 ACR SLE classification criteria, if you scroll down further, you'll find a second list, the so-called "alternative criteria" for lupus. Constructed by an eminent British rheumatologist, it contains seemingly odds & ends things that often occur earlier in life in... (73 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)
Lupus test
Jul 22, 2012
... isn't "systemic". By definition, people with DLE don't have circulating autoantibodies, and they meet fewer than 4 of the ACR diagnostic criteria. ... (9 replies)
... of the ACR lupus criteria. Despite the word "subacute" in their names, people with these rashes are "eligible" for the full range of symptoms seen in SLE. ... (16 replies)
... instead, the TOTALITY of criteria is what rules, i.e., the ACR criteria always are the guide. ... (19 replies)
Possible Lupus???
Sep 30, 2011
... Hi, Elemjay, and welcome! The SLE criteria say much about "classic" SLE, barely hinting at a huge number of "variants" lurking about the perimeters. ... (2 replies)
... I saw a rehumatologist years ago when they said I had fibro.the rehumato. Doc at that time just said no lupus and no ra, but again that was years ago and I didn't think to ask for copy if blood test or even ask what test were run. I am on thyroid mess and had a blood test at the same time as ana on my thyroid and the doc said thyroid test was great. I just got a email... (7 replies)
... When you review the ACR diagnostic criteria for SLE, you'll see that a patient could meet 4 or more of the 11, without having any rash. ... (7 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)
... fulfills a criteria for SLE. ... (8 replies)
... Hi. Have you seen the "sticky post" containing the ACR classification criteria for SLE? ... (17 replies)




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