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Thursday, June 30, 2016
What does a pattern of ANA mean?
I have lupus. My ANA was speckled for years but now it is neucleor. I read when you have a neucleor pattern points to Systemic sclerosis.
A nucleolar pattern can also be seen with lupus.
Anne-Barbara Mongey, MD
Formerly, Director, Arthritis Clinic, Univerity Hospital
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati