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Table 2 Frequency of clinical findings in juvenile onset mixed connective tissue disease [17]

From: Capillaroscopy as a diagnostic tool in the diagnosis of mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD): a case report

Disease characteristics Frequency
Raynaud’s phenomenon + + + +
Arthritis + + + +
Muscle disease + + +
Fever + + +
Lung disease (often mild at onset) + + +
Thickened skin of scleroderma + + +
Dry eyes and dry mouth + +
Rash of lupus (SLE) + +
Rash of juvenile dermatomyositis + +
Central nervous system disease +
Heart disease +
Pulmonary hypertension +
Kidney disease + / –
  1. SLE systemic lupus erythematosus