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  1. John Jossef

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    A 45 years old woman has pain inher fingers on exposure to cold , arthralgias and difficulty of swallowing solid food.
    What is the best diagnostic test?
    1-Rheumatoid factor
    2- Antinuclear antibody
    3- ECG
    4- BUN and creatinine

    From: Pre Test Medicine 12th
     

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    Re: Case Study 4

    The most likely diagnosis is Sclerodermia- so the answer should be 2- Antinuclear antibody
     

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    Answer: Antinuclear antibody

    Answer: Antinuclear antibody
     

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    CREST syndrome Ans- Antinuclear antibody
     

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    ANA..MUST LIKELY DIAGNOSIS SCLERODERMA OR CREST SYNDROME.CHECK OUT ALSO FOR CALCINOSIS...
     

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