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... Here is the classification of Lupus for you guys. ... (1 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)
... 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)

... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
So confused....
Jul 27, 2009
... criteria for diagnosing SLE? ... (5 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)
... 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 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)
... That does help and I thank you for taking the time to answer. ... (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)
... 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)
... Ro doesn't automatically mean that someone has SCLE. For one thing, perhaps such a person has "only" Sjogren's. ... (8 replies)
Hello new here
Oct 30, 2012
... The criteria may be met over time, meaning not necessarily simultaneously. ... (1 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)

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