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What Does The Abbreviation Sle Mean
Avascular necrosis : Avascular necrosis of the hip can come from many causes. Systemic lupus is one, but there many other causes. Your question seems to suggest that surgery is being advised for this condition. There are a variety of options depending on how far advanced the avascular necrosis of the hip is. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Test for lupus sle came in and shows positive myocardial ab if. Everything else is neg. What does this mean?
See below: Do you mean anti-mitochrondrial? Please repost because we do not use myocardial antibodies to screen for lupus. ...Read more
Not diagnosed with sle but am ANA and dsdna positive what does this mean going forward? I only show a couple related sle symptoms at the moment.
Vigilance: Positive ANA tests can be false positive, but are more meaningful if high titre. Anti-dsDNA more meaningful in high titre. Since both are two of 11 criteria to diagnose SLE, periodic assessment by you and your. doctor is recommended. Others are malar rash,discord rash, photosesitivity,oral ulcers,arthritis,serositis, and renal,neurologic or hematologic disorder. ...Read more
Not necessarily: In addition to sle a positive ana(antinuclear antibody) can be seen in a number of medical conditions, secondary to certain medications, and in otherwise healthy individuals. Therefore a positive ANA does not necessarily indicate the presence of sle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Positive ana, dbl-stranded result indeterminate, smith and sl-70, and ss-a/ss-b all borderline with many sle symptoms. What does these mean?
See details: The ANA means nothing by itself as it must be evaluated in terms of the clinical symptoms. If the clinical picture is consistent with lupus, then you have lupus. If it is not, then the ANA is potentially not that important. Have you seen a rheumatologist? If you have, you need to discuss the findings with that doctor. If you haven't, you need to see one. ...Read more
Rheumatologist gave me the diagnosis icd-10-cm m32.9: sle, unspecified. What does unspecified mean in this context? That i don't necessarily have sle?
No. This is a billi: Sle. (systemic lupus erythematosis). Is diagnosed by a combination of history, physical examination, and lab testing. The numbers and name you listed are from the icd-9 code book that is meant only for communicating with insurance companies for billing purposes. Unspecified means the doctor used the general code number for sle and did not specify kidney, brain, or specific organ involvement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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