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A 46-year-old woman presents with complaints of feeling as if she has "sand in her eyes" and reports difficulty swallowing such foods
as crackers or toast. Which of the following pairs of tests would likely yield positive results in this patient?
A. Anti-centromere antibody and rheumatoid factor
B. Anti-Scl-70 antibody and anti-Smith antibody
C. Anti-Smith antibody and anti-double stranded DNA antibody
D. Rheumatoid factor and anti-double stranded DNA
E. Rheumatoid factor and anti-SS-A antibody
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E. Rheumatoid factor and anti-SS-A antibody
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E is correct. Sjogren Syndrome.
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Sjogren syndrome with RF and anti-ssA antibodies
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