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Antisynthetase Syndrome

By on August 21st, 2017 in syndromes

August 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

What is antisynthetase syndrome? It is an inflammatory muscle disease that is autoimmune in nature. It is characterized by myositis (inflammation of the muscles), polyarthritis (inflammation of various joints), and Raynaud phenomenon (vasospasm of the fingers and toes secondary to extreme cold). To correctly diagnose antisynthetase syndrome, there should be serum autoantibodies directed against aminoacyl-tRNA […]

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