A member asked:

I have a positive lupus ban test but a negative ana test. my primary care doctor said i have sero negative lupus and told me not to see a specialist?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser answered

Specializes in Rheumatology

See a rheumatologist: A positive lupus band test on a skin biopsy suggests cutaneous lupus but not necessarily systemic lupus. See a rheumatologist. It is presumptuous for a primary care physician to tell you what he/she did.

Answered 6/16/2014



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