Rheumatology Book


Anti-La Antibody

Aka: Anti-La Antibody, Anti-SS-B Antibody, Anti-La, Anti-SSB
  1. See Also
    1. Antinuclear Antibody
  2. Negative
    1. Normal
  3. Positive (percentage refers to sensitivity)
    1. Sjogren's Syndrome (40%)
      1. Associated with Sjogren's of secondary cause
    2. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (15%)
      1. Associated with late onset Systemic Lupus
      2. Associated with neonatal lupus syndrome
    3. Rheumatoid Arthritis (5%)
    4. Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca Syndrome
    5. Systemic Sclerosis (1%)
    6. Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (<5%)
  4. References
    1. Gladman in Klippel (1997) Rheumatic Diseases p. 255-6
    2. Peng in Ruddy (2001) Kelley's Rheumatology, p. 161-72
    3. Callegari (1995) Postgrad Med, 97(4):65-74 [PubMed]
    4. Lane (2002) Am Fam Physician 65(6):1073-80 [PubMed]

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