Some studies suggest that affected people may be at an increased risk for various types of
This table lists symptoms that people with this disease may have. For most diseases, symptoms will vary from person to person. People with the same disease may not have all the symptoms listed. This information comes from a database called the Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) . The HPO collects information on symptoms that have been described in medical resources. The HPO is updated regularly. Use the HPO ID to access more in-depth information about a symptom.
|Medical Terms||Other Names||
|80%-99% of people have these symptoms|
Autoimmune disorder[ more ]
|Interstitial pulmonary abnormality||
Abnormality in area between air sacs in lung
Muscle pain[ more ]
|30%-79% of people have these symptoms|
Water retention[ more ]
|Elevated serum creatine kinase||
Elevated blood creatine phosphokinase
Elevated circulating creatine phosphokinase
Elevated creatine kinase
Elevated serum CPK
Elevated serum creatine phosphokinase
High serum creatine kinase
Increased creatine kinase
Increased creatine phosphokinase
Increased serum CK
Increased serum creatine kinase
Increased serum creatine phosphokinase[ more ]
|Lack of skin elasticity||0100679|
Low or weak muscle tone
Dry mouth syndrome
Reduced salivation[ more ]
|5%-29% of people have these symptoms|
|Abnormality of the voice||
Swallowing difficulty[ more ]
Recurrent joint dislocations[ more ]
Inflammation of heart muscle
Skin itching[ more ]
Increased blood pressure in blood vessels of lungs
|Recurrent respiratory infections||
Frequent respiratory infections
Multiple respiratory infections
respiratory infections, recurrent
Susceptibility to respiratory infections[ more ]
|Telangiectasia of the skin||0100585|
Not all patients with antisynthetase
1. Interstitial lung disease (not explained by environmental, occupational, medication exposure, and not related to any other base disease)
2. Polymyositis or dermatomyositis
2. Raynaud phenomenon
3. Mechanic's hand
Related diseases are conditions that have similar signs and symptoms. A health care provider may consider these conditions in the table below when making a diagnosis. Please note that the table may not include all the possible conditions related to this disease.
Conditions with similar signs and symptoms from Orphanet
Differential diagnoses include other inflammatory myopathies and idiopathic isolated ILD such as usual interstitial pneumonia. Joint involvement may also mimic or even overlap with rheumatoid arthritis (see this term).
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