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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)
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 has its own ACR criteria, per "sticky post" at top of thread list. ... (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. ... (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)
... Sm autoantibodies that are on the ACR list. ... (9 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)
... have to meet 4 or more of the 11 ACR criteria to sustain a dx of SLE. ... (28 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)
... Dear lovemygrandma, I forgot to say 2 other things... Sorry. (1) There are some "sticky posts" at the front of the Board, posted some time back by AngelicBrat. Look for (a) the ACR (= American Coll. of Rheumatology) diagnostic criteria for *systemic* lupus, (b) the "alternative criteria" list of things often seen in folks who eventually get Dx'ed with lupus, and (c) a... (8 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)
... Dear Mickey32, There are two "sticky posts" at the front of this board containing (1) the ACR classification criteria for SLE, and (2) a list of "alternative criteria" written up by one of the top rheumatologists in the world. Plus, there's also one on antiphospholipid syndrome, a blood clotting disorder seen in lupus but also occuring "standalone". Dr. Wallace writes in... (2 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)
... it's at the top of the Board here. ANY four criteria must be met for SYSTEMIC lupus, and not even necessarily showing up all at once. So there's no "requirement" that you get a butterfly rash. ... (2 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)

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