Which histologic findings are characteristic 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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  • No specific histologic findings aid in the diagnosis of mixed connective tissue disease as a separate autoimmune disease. For example, nephritis in mixed connective tissue disease is usually indistinguishable from lupus nephritis.

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