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A 50 year old patient presents with muscle weakness of the girdle with an increase CPK and aldolase. Her anti jo - 1 antibody is positive. Which of the following is most likely to happen to her ?

a. Stoke
b. Myocardial infarction
c. Septic arthritis
d. DVT
e. Interstitial lung disease.
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anti jo - 1 antibody >>>>>>> Interstitial lung disease.


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ILD is a concern in polymyositis
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Yes answer is e .Interstitial lung disease..

Poly myositis ..Presence of anti - Jo antibody indicates markedly increased risk for interstitial lung disease..
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