ANA Patterns and Associated Rheumatic Diseases:
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ANA Patterns and Associated Rheumatic Diseases:
 • Homogeneous: Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), Mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD), Drug-induced Lupus, Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA)
 • Speckled: Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), Sjogren's Syndrome (SS), Polymyositis/Dermatomyositis (PM/DM), Systemic sclerosis or scleroderma (SSc)
 • Nucleolar: Diffuse systemic sclerosis/scleroderma, Polymyositis
 • Centromere: Limited systemic sclerosis/scleroderma
 • Peripheral: Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), Systemic sclerosis/scleroderma

by Dr. Mithu Maheswaranathan @MithuRheum and Dr. Ann Marie Kumfer @AnnKumfer

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Mithu Maheswaranathan, MD
Rheumatologist at Duke University
Creator of Rheum OnePagers ➡
Twitter: @MithuRheum ➡
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