• found
  • The thrombotic and inflammatory procedure make a difference any part of the eye and result in manifestations such as keratoconjunctivitis scleritis uveitis and ischemic optic neuropathy.1-3 Most common retinal findings in SLE are cotton-wool spots hemorrhage and vascular abnormalities these lesions occur in 3% to 29% of cases and generally are found late in the PLZF disease. (researchreportone.com)
  • multiple
  • When unnecessarily requested, tests that screen for uncommon diseases but have a high rate of background positivity can lead to multiple unfavorable consequences, including misdiagnosis, unnecessary or potentially harmful Funding: None. (docplayer.net)
  • patients
  • Many lupus patients have non-life threatening disease. (healthtap.com)
  • Because the vast majority of patients are women, some research is being done to determine what (if any) link the disease has to female hormones. (encyclopedia.com)
  • No antinuclear antibody-associated rheumatic disease was identified in patients with an ANA 1:160. (docplayer.net)
  • CONCLUSIONS: In this retrospective study, more than 90% of patients who were referred to a tertiary rheumatology clinic for a positive ANA test result had no evidence for an ANA-associated rheumatic disease. (docplayer.net)
  • The poor predictive value of a positive ANA in this cohort was largely attributable to unnecessary testing in patients with low pretest probabilities for ANA-associated rheumatic disease Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. (docplayer.net)
  • result
  • Positive predictive values for a positive ANA test result were calculated for all antinuclear antibody-associated rheumatic diseases and for lupus specifically. (docplayer.net)
  • The positive predictive value of a positive ANA test result in this cohort was 2.1% for lupus and 9.1% for any antinuclear antibodyassociated rheumatic disease. (docplayer.net)