What are the possible complications 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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  • Complications of mixed connective tissue disease depend on the organ systems involved and the adverse effects and risks of immunosuppressive therapy.

  • Patients with mixed connective tissue disease are at risk for infections, cardiovascular disease, and complications observed in lupus, progressive systemic sclerosis, and myositis (see Pathophysiology).


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