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My blood work came back ANA 1:160 nucleolar. I am concerned - is this worse than speckeled and what could this mean besides lupus? I have no symptoms

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Maybe nothing

If you have no symptoms, why was the ANA ordered in the first place? The ANA is a relatively nonspecific test and can be seen in numerous unrelated conditions and even in people without any disease.
That siad, a nucleolar pattern may be seen in scleroderma. You may want to consult a rheumatologist.

In brief: Maybe nothing

If you have no symptoms, why was the ANA ordered in the first place? The ANA is a relatively nonspecific test and can be seen in numerous unrelated conditions and even in people without any disease.
That siad, a nucleolar pattern may be seen in scleroderma. You may want to consult a rheumatologist.
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