Medical Definition of Lupus erythematosus cell test

1. A test for lupus that measures the presence of autoantibodies against nuclear proteins in the blood. Performed on a normal venipuncture specimen, this test is positive in 70 to 80% of patients with lupus. Some patients with rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma and drug-induced lupus may also have a positive test result. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lupus Erythematosus Cell Test

lupulinic acid
lupus-like syndrome
lupus anticoagulant
lupus anticoagulants
lupus band test
lupus coagulation inhibitor
lupus erythematodes
lupus erythematosus
lupus erythematosus cell
lupus erythematosus cell test (current term)
lupus erythematosus profundus
lupus erythematosus test
lupus glomerulonephritis-pathology
lupus livido
lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei
lupus mutilans
lupus nephritis
lupus papillomatosus
lupus pernio
lupus profundus
lupus sebaceus
lupus serpiginosus
lupus superficialis

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