Mixed Connective Tissue Disease
Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (MCTD) often presents with fatigue, joint aches, muscle aches or fever. Patients with this condition can have features of rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, lupus and/or myositis and are treated accordingly. All patients have an RNP antibody in their blood which is easily detectable with a blood test. Patients need to be monitored for pulmonary hypertension of the lungs which leads to fatigue and shortness of breath.
Choosing Your San Antonio Mixed Connective Tissue Disease Specialist
It's not easy selecting the right doctor who will take the time to
understand your particular needs so that they can better help you
understand your condition and its treatment. So it is imperative that
you ask the right questions:
- Does your specialist have first-hand experience at serving those most affected by Mixed Connective Tissue Disease?
- Is your specialist recognized and respected by her peers as an active patient advocate?
- Is your specialist board certified in both Rheumatology and Internal Medicine?
Dr. Chelsea Clinton has a positive answer for each of these questions. Clinton's biography
attests to her dedication. Inspired by the world-class rheumatologists
she worked with at The University of Texas Medical School, Clinton has
dedicated her career to bringing comfort to RA sufferers. She serves
on the medical advisory board and board of directors for
the Texas Bluebonnet Chapter of The Scleroderma Foundation. She
also serves on the Legislative Committee of the Bexar County Medical
Please call the office at (210) 591-0688 for more information or to make an appointment.