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1

Who does Lupus MCly occur in?

Young Black Females

2

Lupus Etiology

Autoimmune disorder
Genetic Predisposition: HLA-DR2, HLA-DR3, +ANA

3

What is the MC systemic sx in Lupus?

Fatigue

4

What is the MC sx in Lupus?

Skin lesions:
1. “Butterfly rash”
2. Photosensitivity
3. Cutaneous small vessel vasculitis
4. Alopecia

5

What reflex AB has the highest specificity and sensitivity?

Anti-dsDNA