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... called SCLE, which stands for "subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus". ... (4 replies)
... Jenilee & Willow Star, I read Jenilee's post & decided to add more. Here goes! (But, once again, I'm only a patient.) Have you read the "sticky post" with the ACR criteria for diagnosing systemic lupus (SLE)? As explained to me by my city drs. (rheumatologist & dermatopathologist), you need to meet at least 4 (or more) of the 11, at some time---but not necessarily all at... (8 replies)
Please Help!
Mar 2, 2008
... About seeing rheumatologists... Have you read the "sticky post" with the ACR criteria for systemic lupus? ... (1 replies)

... first, the STICKY POSTS at the top of the thread list. One is on Lupus test results. ... (4 replies)
... Fibromyalgia is often seen in lupus patients, but having Fibro does not mean you will eventually develop lupus. Fortunately! Lupus can seriously affect major organ systems and can indeed be life threatening. ... (2 replies)
Confused about dr
Mar 25, 2004
... I'm not sure whether forum rules allow me to post the website, though. You could Google "lupus alternative criteria Dr. ... (7 replies)
... Like RA, a lupus dx is only partially bloodwork. ... (7 replies)
Vee J
Aug 17, 2009
... subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus. ... (7 replies)
Oct 3, 2008
... There are several excellent lupus authors you can find in your library. Dr. Daniel Wallace is one, and another is Dr. Robert Lahita. ... (4 replies)
... that between Lyme and lupus, SYMPTOMS may be overlap some but test results vary substantially. Also, Lyme is caused by a spirochete, while in lupus an aberrant immune system produces antibodies to one's own cell matter. ... (2 replies)
Rheumatoid factor
Jul 22, 2004
... of patients with lupus have a positive rheumatoid factor but that doesn't mean "full RA" apparently. ... (15 replies)
So confused =(
Oct 10, 2014
... known "red flags" for lupus, but again, symptoms and those 11 ACR criteria are extremely important and must always be considered. ... (1 replies)
Need help
Oct 28, 2013
... flourescent studies. That 2nd part is extremely important! That shows the linear "lupus band" of immune complexes deposited in the skin that is characteristic of lupus rashes. I would ask for the tests I mentioned in previous post, plus urine to see why it is dark, and complement levels. ... (4 replies)
Lupus or RA
Jun 26, 2012
... Hi. This may not be a very huge comfort, but hopefully it's helpful to ponder & read more about before your appt. Was it rheumatoid factor that came back positive? I believe RF can be positive in *both* RA and lupus, so that its being positive wouldn't necessarily mean you have both conditions. There actually isn't a single test for lupus, or for RA either. Each has its... (11 replies)
... yay! I'm glad you're going to Mayo, especially since your allergist just cited "THE rash" associated with lupus. Not so! I think there are more than a DOZEN lupus rashes, although only two are incl. ... (3 replies)
... must meet 4 or more of the 11 ACR criteria, at some time, meaning not necessarily simultaneously. ... (14 replies)
Help please!
Aug 3, 2009
... of patients who meet 4 or more ACR criteria for systemic lupus have positive ANA. ... (2 replies)
... You could look for lupus hardcovers in your local library. There are two authors who cover the subject in far more detail than you'd ever get from brief comments by your doctor. ... (2 replies)
... One lists the ACR criteria for Dx'ing and classifying systemic lupus. To support a Dx of SLE, you must meet at least 4 at some time, but not necessarily all at once. ... (6 replies)
Lupus rash
Mar 24, 2006
... There are some "sticky posts" at the top of the thread list here that could help you a lot. One has the ACR classification criteria for systemic lupus. ... (5 replies)

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