Anti-Jo-1 antibody positive interstitial lung disease

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Yuranga Weerakkody et al.

Anti-Jo-1 antibody positive interstitial lung disease refer to cases of interstitial lung disease occurring in the setting on anti-Jo-1 antibody positivity.

Pathology

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.

Treatment and prognosis

This condition has a variable prognosis. Treatment with corticosteroids and immunosuppressive drugs is often considered required in most patients 3

Article information

rID: 68996
System: Chest
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Jo-1-ILD
  • Anti jo 1 antibody associated interstitial lung disease

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