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Could it be Lupus?
Jul 11, 2008
... welcome. Blood work is only one part of a systemic lupus Dx. ... (2 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)
... Dear Sunshine, Welcome! My understanding is that lupus isn't strictly speaking "heritable", but instead that some unknown combination of genetic predisposition PLUS environmental factors cause it. ... (13 replies)

May 3, 2006
... Become familiar with the ACR criteria for Dxing systemic lupus. ... (8 replies)
... aka Lupus erythematosus panniculitis, aka Lobular panniculitis. Rare inflammation of subcutaneous fat below skin surface causing outer skin to thicken and raise. ... (0 replies)
... Have you heard of lupus presenting like this? ... (10 replies)
... The gold standard for a skin biopsy, if lupus is suspected, is to do the standard miscroscopic exam, and ALSO immunoflourescent stain tests. Under these, a lupus rash lights up in a very characteristic way. ... (7 replies)
... Dear Jamie, I hope your MRI went OK. As for whether you may have lupus, not being a dr., I obviously couldn't say with any accuracy. But obviously you've had enough symptoms & some test results, including positive ANA, to suggest that MORE tests would make sense. Right here on the Board, you could read--- 1. The "sticky post" about lupus. It lists the 11 ACR criteria for... (3 replies)
Lupus testing
Jun 22, 2008
... Alas, diagnosing lupus is not a matter of just bloodwork, because there's no single test that proves or disproves it. ... (1 replies)
... or more subtle criteria are present that can flummox drs., he wrote. So I guess you could be his poster child for that speech, right? ... (4 replies)
Lupus questions
Oct 10, 2012
... ure instructive! By then, I'd taken myself to a teaching hospital rheumatologist, who referred me to a dermatopathologist who knew how to do a biopsy RIGHT where lupus is suspected. ... (3 replies)
... symptoms, tests, differential diagnoses, other conditions more common in lupus patients, treatments, etc. ... (6 replies)
Do I Have Lupus?
Jun 15, 2008
... meaning people who meet 4 or more ACR criteria, incl. ... (4 replies)
... I looked up in my lupus hardcover. Dr. ... (16 replies)
... and lupus LOVES hormonal shifts, I was told. ... (16 replies)
... One contains the ACR criteria used for classifying lupus. ... (2 replies)
... induced lupus erythematosus". ... (7 replies)
... Also, not all people with full systemic lupus have a positive ANA. ... (12 replies)
... Discuss how many criteria you've met? ... (12 replies)
... confuse. My local drs. told me for years I couldn't have lupus because it wasn't showing in my bloodwork. ... (4 replies)

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