Para neoplastic Syndrome: They are a group of disorders that develop due to an altered immune response to a neoplasm/cancer.
ESR: Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) is the rate at which red blood cells form sediment when placed in a test tube. The value increases during inflammation and many other conditions.
Sjogren’s syndrome: Sjogren’s syndrome is an autoimmune disease in which the salivary and tear glands are affected.
Scleroderma: Scleroderma refers to an autoimmune disease in which the skin and connective tissues become hardened.
Creatine kinase: Creatine kinase is an enzyme found in the brain, skeletal muscles and heart.
Psoriasiform plaque: Psoriasiform plaque refers to silvery oval scaly plaques on the skin characteristic of psoriasis.
Anti-Jo-1 antibody: Anti-Jo-1 antibody is a protein associated with interstitial lung disease and myositis. It is an autoantibody i.e. attacks our own body.
Myoglobin: Myoglobin is an essential protein found in muscles.
Raynaud’s phenomenon: Condition that results in decrease in blood flow to fingers, toes, cheeks, nose and ears in response to cold stimulus or emotional stress.