New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

MizPiggy31
Regular Member


Date Joined Feb 2012
Total Posts : 114
   Posted 12/10/2013 11:12 AM (GMT -6)   
Question? Can a person have a positive ana with a nucleolar pattern be diagnosed with lupus?

I have had the same pattern for over a year but I have read it is more associated with sclerderma. I don't have the skin issues that I have read about with sclerderma.

Connie

Lynnwood
Veteran Member


Date Joined May 2005
Total Posts : 7723
   Posted 12/15/2013 10:47 PM (GMT -6)   
I have no idea!

What you mentioned about the nuclear pattern being associated with sclerderma is what I've always seen. And speckled or peripheral (rim) pattern is connected with SLE.

I don't know how concrete these associations are, or if they overlap in some way. I wouldn't be too surprised if they aren't fairly fluid.

Let us know what you find out!
Lynnwood, Lupus & Sjogren's Moderator, Dx: 2002
DIAGNOSING LUPUS & LUPUS RESOURCES
"Life is far too important to be taken seriously." - Oscar Wilde
New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Saturday, September 22, 2018 6:07 AM (GMT -6)
There are a total of 3,005,639 posts in 329,245 threads.
View Active Threads


Who's Online
This forum has 161791 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, Manuel de Leon.
212 Guest(s), 3 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
bigecase, getting by, Worried Guy