LE cell Phenomenon Test In Delhi

LE cell Phenomenon Test In Delhi

The LE cell test in Delhi is prescribed by doctors when they suspect the patient to be suffering from a condition known as systemic lupus erythematosus or SLE. The test is also associated with the detection of other autoimmune disorders.

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Why is the LE cell Phenomenon Test done?

The occurrence of LE cells is a phenomenon that is mediated by neutrophils. The LE cells or Hargraves cells are detected in people suffering from the condition known as systemic lupus erythematosus. Being an autoimmune disease, the person suffering from this condition has the body’s immune system attack the healthy cells of the body thereby affecting the functioning of vital organs.

The LE cell test is prescribed when the person shows the following symptoms:

  • Pain in the chest during breathing
  • Sudden weight loss
  • Severe headaches
  • Oral ulcers that are usually painless
  • Fever without any infections or causes
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Photosensitivity, especially to sunlight
  • Joint pains and swelling
  • A specific type of facial rash

The symptoms associated with lupus are not constant. That is, the patient can have these symptoms on an isolated basis and this can hamper the detection of

What does the LE cell Phenomenon Test measure?

The LE cells are governed by neutrophils or by macrophages. The cause of activation of these cells can be genetic or environmental changes that can trigger the formation of LE cells. Having symptoms that are similar to other diseases, the test for lupus is generally prescribed as part of a routine test when these abrupt symptoms are seen. The only assured symptom is the presence of the butterfly facial rash. That is a confirmation on the prognosis.

Apart from lupus erythematosus, the LE cell test in Delhi is also prescribed for the following conditions:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Scleroderma
  • Hodgkin disease the disorder.
Potential risks/side effects associated with the LE cell Phenomenon Test

The LE cells test is done by collecting blood samples from the patient. The process of blood collection is not extremely painful nor does it lead to any serious risks. When an experienced technician or phlebotomist performs the blood collection process, they know how to effectively draw blood at one go and not cause any discomfort to the person.

That said, some people might see the following side effects:

  • Dizziness
  • Bleeding from the collection puncture continues
  • Itching around the site of blood collection
  • Bruising around the site of collection

These effects are nominal and goes away with rest.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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Is lupus curable?

No, lupus is not a curable condition. But, when detected early it can be controlled. Treatment includes helping the patient understand the signs of a ‘flare up’ and taking proper measurements. One of the best ways to control these flares is to reduce stress.

Can lupus cause anemia?

Yes, lupus can cause anemia especially if it starts affecting the erythropoietin production in the kidney.

Are women at higher risk of getting lupus?

While lupus can affect both genders women are at a higher riskof developing the condition. This can be due to the hormonal changes but doctors are yet to provide clinically proven facts.

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Interpreting the LE cell Phenomenon Test results
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Interpreting the LE cell Phenomenon Test results

The test results for the LE cells test can either be positive or negative. The positive result means that the LE cells are present and treatment for the same is started. Some other tests to confirm if the person is suffering from lupus are prescribed. This test is called Antinuclear Antibody or ANA test.

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