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Ana direct positive ANA , ifa neg , rnp 2.3, CRP 5.4 ss-b2.7.Diag with lupus connective tissue and sjorgen all at once? Why 2 ANA tests different answ

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Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
They can change!: Appears you have mctd with sjogren's like features based on the labs and titers. No lupus marker present!
Answered on Aug 2, 2013
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