Which activity modifications are used in the treatment 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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Answer

See the list below:

  • Encourage the patient with mixed connective tissue disease to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

  • Limitations should occur only secondary to serious organ involvement that prevents performance of activities.

  • Advise patients with mixed connective tissue disease to avoid fatigue.

  • Advise patients with mixed connective tissue disease to avoid significant cold exposures or to dress accordingly to decrease Raynaud symptoms.


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