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Disease Mixed Connective Tissue Disease

Name Mixed Connective Tissue Disease
Synonyms Connective Tissue Disease, Mixed | MCTD | Sharp Syndrome | Syndrome, Sharp
Definition A syndrome with overlapping clinical features of systemic lupus erythematosus, scleroderma, polymyositis, and Raynaud's phenomenon. The disease is differentially characterized by high serum titers of antibodies to ribonuclease-sensitive extractable (saline soluble) nuclear antigen and a 'speckled' epidermal nuclear staining pattern on direct immunofluorescence.
Categories Connective tissue disease
MeSH® ID D008947
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