Rheumatology Book


Anti-Ro Antibody

Aka: Anti-Ro Antibody, Anti-SS-A Antibody, Anti-Ro, Anti-SSA, Anti-Sjogrens Syndrome Related Antigen A
  1. See Also
    1. Antinuclear Antibody
  2. Causes: Negative
    1. Normal
  3. Causes: Positive (percentage refers to sensitivity)
    1. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (40%)
      1. Associated with photosensitive skin rash
      2. Associated with pulmonary disease
      3. Associated with Lymphopenia
    2. Sjogren's Syndrome (75%)
    3. Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca Syndrome
    4. Rheumatoid Arthritis (10%)
    5. Systemic Sclerosis (5%)
    6. Drug Induced Lupus Erythematosus (<5%)
    7. Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (<5%)
  4. Associated Conditions
    1. Associated with neonatal complications (Anti-SS-A crosses the placenta)
  5. 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]

SS A antibodies (C0075128)

Concepts Amino Acid, Peptide, or Protein (T116) , Immunologic Factor (T129)
MSH C035356
SnomedCT 44212003
LNC LP39751-0, MTHU024997
English Ro antibodies, SS-A antibodies, Sjogren's syndrome - A ab, Sjogren's syndrome - A antibody, SS-A - Sjögren's syndrome - A antibody, Sjögren's syndrome - A antibody, SS-A - Sjogren's syndr - A ab, SS-A - Sjogren's syndrome - A antibody, ro antibody, ro antibodies, anti ro antibody, antibodies ro, antibodies ss, SS A antibodies, Sjogrens syndrome-A extractable nuclear Ab, Sjogrens syndrome-A extractable nuclear Antibody, Ss-A Antibodies, Anti RO antibody, Anti SS-A antibody, Ro antibody, Anti SS-A antibody (substance)
Spanish anticuerpo anti RO, anticuerpo anti SS - A (sustancia), anticuerpo anti SS - A
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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