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How/why can lupus symptoms present & diagnosis of lupus be made by clinical picture &high ANA titer only?Why don't other labs show positive?Two rheum mds dx'd me.

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

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It is not unusual for lupus patient s to have an ANA as the only positive autoantibody test.
If the clinical picture fits, you have lupus.

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It is not unusual for lupus patient s to have an ANA as the only positive autoantibody test.
If the clinical picture fits, you have lupus.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Each person is diffe

Each person is different.
At one time a rheumatologist of evaluated the different presentations of lupus and came up with over 1400 different ones. Lab studies correlate with different manifestations.

In brief: Each person is diffe

Each person is different.
At one time a rheumatologist of evaluated the different presentations of lupus and came up with over 1400 different ones. Lab studies correlate with different manifestations.
Dr. John Goldman
Dr. John Goldman
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