Subscribe

Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease | Progression to SLE

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient presenting with undifferentiated connective tissue disease (UCTD) who may go on to manifest SLE.

Specialty:

Immunology/Rheumatology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, disease progression

ICD-10:

M35.9, M32.9

Description:

A patient who presents with findings suggestive of undifferentiated connective tissue disease (UCTD) may progress to systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) over a period of time. A number of findings may identify a patient for whom this is more likely.

To read more or access our algorithms and calculators, please log in or register.

RECENT TWEETS

medal descover
medal iphone