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Had tight chest, dizziness, nausea, fatigue etc for 2 months...some dysautonomia. bloods normal except ana of 1:320 speckled, lupus tests neg. ideas?

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Dr. Rawan Tarawneh
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Ganglionopathy?: This could be due to autoimmune ganglionopathy which is inflammation of the autonomic ganglia. This may occur following a viral infection or in association with an underlying connective tissue disease such as lupus which may or may not fully manifest itself. You need autonomic testing and anti-neuronal antibodies for evaluation. The condition is treatable with steroids and immunosuppression.

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Last updated Jul 25, 2013

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