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Which of the following is most important in a diagnosis of Mixed Connective tissue disorder?



A ANA
B Anti ds DNA ab

C Anti Smab
D U1 RNP antibodies

Ans. D U1 RNP antibodies

Mixed Connective Tissue Disorder (MCTD)

Definition- It is an overlap syndrome characterized by a combination of clinical features similar to those of SLE, scleroderma &polymyositis.

Diagnosis

Diagnosis is confirmed by detection of unusually high titers of circulating U1 RNP antibodies (FAQ)

Treatment

i. Salicylates and other NSAID

ii. Glucocorticoids

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