Mixed Connective Tissue Disease--An Apparently Distinct Rheumatic Disease Syndrome Associated With a Specific Antibody to an Extractable Nuclear Antigen (ENA)

Am J Med. 1972 Feb;52(2):148-59. doi: 10.1016/0002-9343(72)90064-2.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Antibodies, Antinuclear*
  • Antibody Specificity*
  • Collagen Diseases / diagnosis
  • Collagen Diseases / drug therapy
  • Collagen Diseases / immunology*
  • Complement Fixation Tests
  • Cyclophosphamide / therapeutic use
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Female
  • Fluorescent Antibody Technique
  • Hemagglutination Tests
  • Humans
  • Immunodiffusion
  • Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic / diagnosis
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Myositis / diagnosis
  • Prednisone / therapeutic use
  • Rheumatic Diseases / diagnosis
  • Rheumatic Diseases / drug therapy
  • Rheumatic Diseases / immunology*
  • Scleroderma, Systemic / diagnosis
  • Thymus Gland / immunology

Substances

  • Antibodies, Antinuclear
  • Cyclophosphamide
  • Prednisone