1. ANA BASICS
2. ANA PATTERNS
This is a simplified summary and, as most things in medicine, ANA patterns are much more complicated. Check out the international consensus on ANA patterns website to view many more beautiful patterns and their associations.
3. RHEUMATIC DISEASES ASSOCIATED WITH POSITIVE ANA
Remember, presence of antibodies =/= presence of disease. Patient’s history and physical exam are the most important data points!
Author: Stacy Bagrova (@asbagrova)
Editors: Dr. Lisa Criscione-Schreiber (@LisaCriscione), Dr. David Leverenz (@DavidLeverenz), USF Rheumatology fellows