Mixed Connective Tissue Disease with Severe Axonal Polyneuropathy: A Case Report

Talal Al Lawati*, Batool Hassan

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Abstract

Mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD) is a unique disorder characterized by the presence of a high titer of anti-U1 ribonucloprotein antibody with overlapping features of various connective tissue disorders including systemic lupus erythematosus, scleroderma, and myositis. Severe renal or neurological involvement is unusual with this disorder. We describe a case of biopsy-confirmed severe sensorimotor axonal polyneuropathy in a middle-aged gentleman as his first presentation for MCTD.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere376
JournalOman Medical Journal
Volume37
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2022

Keywords

  • Mixed Connective Tissue Disease
  • Polyneuropathies
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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