publication . Other literature type . Article . 2017

A Curious Case Of Fever And Interstitial Lung Disease

Dr. Shahid Mahdi; Dr. Darpanarayan Hazra; Dr. Zainab Mahdi;
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  • Published: 25 Feb 2017
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
Antisynthetase syndrome is a rare chronic autoimmune inflammatory myopathy with fever, interstitial lung disease, Raynaud’s phenomenon and polyarthritis. The exact underlying cause of antisynthetase syndrome is not yet known. Diagnosis is made with presence of Jo-1 (Histydyl t RNA synthase) antigen in a patient with underlying interstitial lung disease, myositis, arthritis, Raynaud’s phenomenon and mechanic’s hand. Some of the other antisynthetase anti bodies are PL-7 (antigen – threonyl-tRNA synthase), PL-12 (antigen - Alanyl-tRNA synthetase), OJ (antigen – Isoleucyl-tRNA synthetase), EJ (antigen - Glycyl-tRNA synthetase), KS (Antigen – Asparaginyl-tRNA synthet...
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free text keywords: Antisynthetase syndrome, anti Jo-1 antibodies, ILD with myositis, ILD with Raynaud's phenomenon
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2017

A Curious Case Of Fever And Interstitial Lung Disease

Dr. Shahid Mahdi; Dr. Darpanarayan Hazra; Dr. Zainab Mahdi;