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What are the 11 possible symptoms associated with SLE?
Serositis
Oral Ulcers
Arthritis
Photosensitive rash
(sensitive to UV not sunlight)
Blood dyscrasias
Renal disorder
ANA positive test
Immunologic disorder
Neurologic disorder
Malar rash
Discoid rash
How many of the 11 symptoms of SLE must be observed by MD for it to be considered SLE?
Four
What are the characters of RA? x2
1. Symmetric joint inflammation
(inflammation means swelling)
2. Autoantibody formation
What are the characters of OA? x4
1. Asymmetric joint involvement
2. Asymmetric joint space narrowing
3. Joint hypertrophy
4. New bone formation (osteophyte)
Characters of Seronegative Spondyloarthropathy (SNSA) x3.
1. Axial involvement (back pain)
2. Peripheral joint arthritis
3. Enthesitis
Define enthesitis.
Inflammation / ossification

at the insertion of

ligaments and tendons

onto bone
What accounts for "sausage digits" ?
SNSA
What is scleroderma? AKA?
Disease manifested by

excessive, inappropriate scar tissue formation (fibrosis)

throughout entire body
(skin, blood vessels, kidneys, GI, lung, heart, etc)

PSS - Progressive Systemic Sclerosis
Polymyositis / Dermatomyositis

- type of disease?
- main symptom
- negative symptoms x3
Autoimmune disease

Proximal muscle weakness

No distal muscle weakness
No facial weakness
No PAIN
What type of arthritis only affects the cervical spine?
RA
OA most commonly affects what joint area?
DIP
RA most commonly affects what joint area?
MCP