Anti jo 1 antibody positive interstitial lung disease
Anti jo 1 antibody positive interstitial lung disease refer to cases of interstitial lung disease occuring in the setting on anti Jo 1 antibody positivity.
Anti jo 1 antibody positivity has a recognized association with interstitial lung disease. This most commonly occurs in a setting of polymyositis or dermatomyositis but can also occur in other situations such as antisynthetase syndrome etc.
Treatment and prognosis
Has a variable prognosis. Treatment with corticosteroids and immunosuppressive drugs is often considered required in most patients .