MCTD


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MCTD

MCTD

Mixed connective tissue disease, see there.

mixed connective tissue disease

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MCTD

A rare disease that combines the signs and symptoms of several connective tissue diseases, including systemic lupus erythematosus, scleroderma, rheumatoid arthritis, and/or polymyositis. The cause is unknown.
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The 75th MCTD conducts prcdeployment battalion and higher mission command staff training for all Army component forces at home stations, mobilization training centers, and mission command training centers in support of ARFORGEN.
Other authors (25) stated that a mild anemia may happen in PSS, which may have an iron-deficient component, usually normochromic and normocytic and hemolytic only if the microangiopathic anemia of hypertension and /or renal failure is present, and thought to be due to gastrointestinal blood loss, while in MCTD they found moderate anemia in 30-40% of cases.
She sued, alleging that the silicone implants caused the MCTD.
In a study of 17 pregnancies of 10 women with MCTD, six--or 35 percent--of the pregnancies ended in miscarriage, and three--or 18 percent--resulted in stillbirth.
Patients with MCTD in this study had variable combinations of SLE, systemic sclerosis (SSc) or RA at disease onset or during clinical course, with polyarthralgia being the commonest.
Patient was diagnosed as MCTD with interstitial lung disease.
27] They are useful in diagnosing MCTD with an unknown performance since the presence of the anti-U1 RNP antibody is one of the criteria for MCTD.
1]-RNP complex is associated with clinical symptoms and/or organ involvement in SLE patients and patients with MCTD.