Mixed connective tissue disease - a subset with sequential clinical and laboratory features.

@article{Grant1981MixedCT,
  title={Mixed connective tissue disease - a subset with sequential clinical and laboratory features.},
  author={Kim D. Grant and L. Emilie Adams and Louis E. Adams},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  year={1981},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={
          587-98
        }
}
Twenty-three patients who lacked the full picture of mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD) initially, developed new findings or experienced regression of initial features with time. Each patient had at least 1 extractable nuclear antigen (ENA) antibody titer greater than or equal to 1:10,000 composed exclusively of ribonucleoprotein; but variation in titer occurred in 9 and Sm antibody was transiently found in 3 patients. Four initially had other diagnoses and negative antinuclear antibody… CONTINUE READING

Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 11 CITATIONS

Follow-up of 151 patients with high-titer U1RNP antibodies

  • Clinical Rheumatology
  • 1996
VIEW 1 EXCERPT
CITES BACKGROUND