Mixed connective tissue disease
Synonyms: MCTD | Sharp syndrome
Mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD) is a rare connective tissue disorder combining clinical features of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) systemic sclerosis (SSc) polymyositis (PM) (see these terms) and/or rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
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Curing single-gene disorders
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