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RA Essentials of Dx

Insidious Onset, Morning Stiffness, P in affected jts, symettrical, small jts of hand and feet, RA nodules, Anti CCP, RF present, extra-articular manifestations

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SLE def

A chonic inflammatory disease in which there is production of antibodies, to components of cells of various structures (jts, kidneys, serous surfaces)

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What race is most common with SLE?

African american

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What gender is most common in SLE?

Female

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11 clinical trials of SLE?

Rash: Malar, discoid, photosensitivity,
Oral lesions, Arthritis, Pleuritis, Pericarditis, Seizures, Proteinuria and Cellular casts, hematology, ANA, Anti-native DNA, Anti-SM

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SLE Essentials of dx

young women, rash over sunexposed areas, jt sxs, multi systems, anemia, leukopenia, thrombocytopenia, glomerulonephtritis, CNS disease, antiphospholipid antibodies, ANA, anti natie DNA, antibodies, low serum complement levels.

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Systemic Sclerosis Limited= BLANKK syndrome

Crest Syndrome

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Calcinosis cutis, reynauds, esophageal dysfunction, sclerodactyly, talangiectasia

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Systemic Sclerosis Essentials of dx

Limited vs Diffuse, Reynauds Phenomenom and ANA in all patients, systemic features: GERD, hypomotility of GI, Pulmonary fibrosis and hypertension, AND renal involvement.

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Idiopathic Inflammatory myopathies Essentials of Dx

Bi Prox mscl weakness, cutaneous w dermato, creatine kinase, mscl biopsy, EMG MRI,, malignancy in dermato

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Sjogrens syndrome Essentials of dx

women are 90%, avg age 50, dryness of eyes and mouth, Rheumatoid factor, lymphoma

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PMR and GCA Essentials of Diagnosis

Age over 50, GCA visual abnormalities, PMR is pain and sttiffness in shoulders and hips