Posted 8/17/2015 3:54 PM (GMT -6)
I am new to this site/forum and I wanted to post my labs and see what those of you with more experience with this thought about them. I had a lip biopsy 8/11/15 and that will give me the definitive diagnosis I have been looking for forever.
Component Standard Range Your Value
ANA NEGATIVE POSITIVE
ANA patn None Speckled
The speckled pattern is associated with a wide variety of autoimmune
diseases including SLE, MCTD, SS, and PSS. Extractable Nuclear Antigens
(Sm, RNP, SSA, and SSB) may be helpful in differentiating these disease
ANA Titre <1:40 1:40
Titres of less than 1:160 are generally not considered medically
However, low level positive ANA's may occasionally be associated wth
All these tests were "negative"
DNA (DS/Farr Assay)Ab-Serum
(CCP) Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide Igg
Rheumatoid Factor (Ra)
My Doctor also posted this comment with my results: "Labs show low positive ANA but all specific labs for lupus and Sjogren's are negative. The best test for Sjogren syndrome is a lip biopsy. I'm going to send in referral to ENT and I recommend to get this procedure done as the definitive test for Sjogren's. Fibromyalgia is the default diagnosis if workup shows no evidence of Sjogren's. Please get lip biopsy performed to rule out Sjogren's"