MIXED CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISEASE (MCTD)

MIXED CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISEASE (MCTD) is a topic covered in the Harrison's Manual of Medicine.

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DEFINITION

Syndrome characterized by a combination of clinical features similar to those of SLE, SSc, polymyositis, and RA; unusually high titers of circulating antibodies to a nuclear ribonucleoprotein (RNP) are found. It is controversial whether MCTD is a truly distinct entity or a subset of SLE or SSc.

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TY - ELEC T1 - MIXED CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISEASE (MCTD) ID - 623393 ED - Fauci,Anthony S, ED - Hauser,Stephen L, ED - Jameson,J Larry, ED - Kasper,Dennis L, ED - Longo,Dan L, ED - Loscalzo,Joseph, BT - Harrison's Manual of Medicine UR - https://harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623393/all/MIXED_CONNECTIVE_TISSUE_DISEASE__MCTD_ PB - McGraw Hill Inc. ET - 19 DB - Harrison's Manual of Medicine DP - Unbound Medicine ER -