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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Biopsy, blood test: Rashes are not always easy to diagnose. Simple acne or severe plaque psoriasis may not require further tests to diagnose the condition. In scle, the r ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Tests for cutan lupu: Extractable nuclear antigen known as ena, also known as antiro/la antibodies are aalways positive in patients with subacute cutaneous lupus and skin ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Rash: There are different types of subacute cutaneous lupus (scle) - a characteristic form has lesions that may have an annular configuration, with raised r ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Wells
42 years experience Rheumatology
Subacute cutaneous lupus: This is an autoimmune disease which is exacerbated by sun exposure. It includes a rash on sun exposed areas such as the face, chest, and arms. It ma ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Malaika Witter Hewitt
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: The three conditions all share a common underlying mechanism, that of autoimmune inflammation. Each condition manifests this mechanism in a specific o ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Different rashes: These rashes differ a lot. Your dermatologist can explain which you have. Each rash has different appearance and different distribution.Each of the ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
No sun, some Rx: Sun protection, topical steroids. If no better in 2-4 weeks, cortisone injections into the lesions or topical calcineurin inhibitors. If still no bett ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
See: Subacute cutaneous lupus is a subtype of lupus that can have a lupus and be associated with positive antibodies for sjogren's as well as thyroid disea ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Multiple factors: Please consult this site for diagnostic criteria for lupus. http://www.lupus.org/answers/entry/lupus-diagnostic-criteria
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
No! : Different disease. ANA titer is irrelevant! more important are the panel markers.
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