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... Here is the classification of Lupus for you guys. ... (1 replies)
... Thanks for the reply! ... (22 replies)
... criteria for diagnosing SLE. Generally, but not always, you must meet 4 or more of the 11. These may be met cumulatively, meaning over time, not necessarily all at once. ... (7 replies)

... I have a rhuemotatologist appointment next week and was wondering if anyone has been diagnosed using, ST THOMAS HOSPITAL CRITERIA FOR DIAGNOSING SLE, do American Doctors take this seriously? ... (4 replies)
Apr 18, 2013
... But4grace, I just read about an international society for severe chronic neutropenia that includes a list of possible causes. ... (9 replies)
Lupus? or RA
Nov 8, 2011
... I am scared now. Moving overseas in a week. don't get to london for 5 weeks.. can't see a rheumy til then. ... (8 replies)
... That does help and I thank you for taking the time to answer. ... (7 replies)
... I have been ill with a "mystery illness" for about 2 1/2 years now. My primary symptoms have been gastrointestinal-- diarrhea, abdominal pain, malabsorption, vomiting, nausea, etc.-- but so far, colonoscopies and endoscopies have not revealed a cause. I do have some lab results-- particularly a consistently elevated neutrophil count and a persistently lowered lymphocyte... (10 replies)
So confused....
Jul 27, 2009
... criteria for diagnosing SLE? ... (5 replies)
... a significant ANA titer. BUT, as your GP said, it doesn't automatically equate to lupus. It must be viewed in context of the standard ACR criteria for diagnosing SLE. ... (6 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. The criteria may be met over time, as opposed to all at once. ... (4 replies)
... out in that area, on and off over the years. I finally showed this to a dermatologist, who said it was most likely a virus, but I wonder. She gave me an ointment for when it breaks out, and it helps a bit. ... (16 replies)
... First of all, this board is designed for people to share their experiences with others and to be supportive to others. Every post I've read of yours is negative and over bearing. ... (43 replies)
... compiled a list of Criteria to correspond with the one I just posted. ... (1 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)
... inaccurate statement for a doctor to make! ... (1 replies)
... I have been taking plaquenil for nearly 3 months now and haven't seen any improvement yet. I forgot to mention my vitamin d levels are 34 and am on vit d capsules. ... (17 replies)
... plus the AI's are such a tricky area of medicine. Even my PCP forbids her nurses doing that. But to be honest, I'm anxious and eager for input, so it's hard for me not to ask, and even harder for me not to listen if a nurse starts talking! ... (1 replies)
... Feath, hello and welcome. I'm really sorry for your problems and understandable anxiety. I'm glad you're seeing your specialists on Monday. ... (3 replies)

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