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Smooth muscle antibodies, is that a ana test or are they different tests?

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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Different tests: Different tests, SMA is more associated with liver disease.
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See details: Smooth muscle antibodies are a marker for autoimmune hepatitis. If many cases of this liver disease the ANA is also positive. This is not lupus.

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