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1

ANA testing is used to diagnose

SLE, positive in 95% of patients with SLE

2

to be diagnosed with RA need to have a titer of

1:80 or greater

3

True or False
A negative RF does not exclude RA

True

4

to be diagnosed with Rhumatoid one must have 4 of the following

1.morning stiffness for 6 weeks
2. pain on joint motion for 6 weeks
3. swelling of at least one joint for 6 wks
4.swelling in one other joint for 6 wks
5. bilateral symmetrical joint swelling
6. subcutaneous nodules
7. radiographic changes

5

HLA test is most popular for what disease

AS, 90% of patients are positive HLA-B27

6

HLA-B8 and DR 3 is found in

Myasthenia Gravis

7

AS is MC found in who

young adult males

Involves both SI 100% of the time

8

synonyms of AS is

marie Strympell's disease

Rhizomelic Spondylitis

9

what is the MC seronegative spondy

AS

10

what is a good test when a patient has sacroilitis

HLA-B27 to rule out other causes than AS


AS it will be positive

11

wide and irregular SI joints indicates

hyperparathryoidism

12

if patient has a bloody stool and unilateral SI involvement indicates

enteropathic

13

if patient has burning urination and difficulty dancing and unilateral SI involvement think

Reiters/reactive

14

if patient has a shiny corner sign look at SI to determine

AS