Overview Of Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (MCTD)
Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (MCTD) is a rare autoimmune disorder. Your connective tissue supports many different parts of your body, such as your skin, eyes, and heart. It is like a “cellular glue” that gives your body parts their shape and helps keep them strong. It also helps some of your tissues do their work. It is made of many kinds of proteins. Cartilage and fat are types of connective tissue.
Over 200 disorders impact connective tissue. There are different types: