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CTD

On drawings, abbr. for “coated.”
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The impact of coexisting connective tissue disease on survival in patients with fibrosing alveolitis.
This rate may be in the extreme range, but the frequency of patients with connective tissue disease in the population screened was not much lower than reported in other surveys (1).
In addition, it may occur during the course of burns, systemic metabolic diseases, connective tissue diseases, and malignancies (3).
Three of the 12 patients with a positive LIA result had classic connective tissue disease, which is known to be associated with the presence of ANAs.
6% of them developed a connective tissue disease during 2,531 person-years of follow-up, compared with 13.
3) reported the causes of FUO as infectious diseases (47%, 403 cases), connective tissue diseases (15.
Clinical significance of low creatine phosphokinase values in patients with connective tissue diseases.
Covers all common inflammatory and infective dermatoses, plus rarer conditions: rashes, tumours, connective tissue disease, travellers dermatoses and drug eruptions.
Nonspecific interstitial pneumonia was present in 4 (9%) of 47 patients with idiopathic interstitial lung disease and in 23 (83%) of 28 patients with undifferentiated connective tissue disease and interstitial lung disease in one study (Am.
Undifferentiated connective tissue disease with antibodies to Ro/SSa: clinical features and followup of 148 patients.
Their topics include classification, genes, the right ventricle, connective tissue disease associated with the condition, a general therapeutic approach and traditional therapies, statins, and lung transplantation and atrial septostomy.
It's almost always Raynaud's secondary to scleroderma or mixed connective tissue disease, or occasionally lupus," he said.

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