09 – Utility of scleroderma specific autoantibodies in diagnosis & management


Dr. Padmanabha Shenoy discussed how auto-antibodies help in the diagnosis and management of scleroderma. Antinuclear antibody testing is useful as a screening test for the diagnosis of scleroderma. Anti-TOPO/anti-Scl-70, anti-centromere, anti-RNA polymerase III, anti-Th/TO, anti-NOR 90, and anti-PM/Scl are the scleroderma-specific antibodies.
To learn more, watch this video on the utility of scleroderma-specific autoantibodies in diagnosis and management.