23-year-old female with a two-year history of neck pain and polyarthritis, dry mouth, hair loss, and skin rashes – 11/05/2022


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The probable diagnosis to be considered with respect to her clinical features are following except

Clinical and laboratory investigations

Liver function tests

2 / 9

The results of the tests which could suggest


3 / 9

The following the tests are recommended for further diagnosis

Further test

4 / 9

The following probability is increased in context of the preceding findings

5 / 9

By applying criteria current patient can be grouped into what diagnosis

6 / 9

The following distinguishes the diagnosis of SLE from other CTDs except

7 / 9

The final diagnosis of the case is

8 / 9

The following test helps to rule out Sjogren’s syndrome

9 / 9

The following symptoms of the patient fulfills the following clinical SLICC criteria


A 23-year-old female presented with a two-year history of neck pain and polyarthritis. She complains of dry mouth, hair loss, and skin rashes for 1 month. She had a history of tuberculosis treated with anti-tuberculotic drugs. What could the definitive diagnosis be?