What is the role of nailfold capillaroscopy in the workup of pediatric mixed connective-tissue disorder (MCTD)?

Updated: Oct 24, 2018
  • Author: Marisa S Klein-Gitelman, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Lawrence K Jung, MD  more...
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Nailfold capillaroscopy can be helpful because it is associated with mixed connective tissue disease, particularly in patients who have more scleroderma features. [14, 15, 16]


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