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Descriptor English:   Connective Tissue Diseases 
Descriptor Spanish:   Enfermedades del Tejido Conjuntivo 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Doenças do Tecido Conjuntivo 
Synonyms English:   Connective Tissue Disease
Disease, Connective Tissue
Diseases, Connective Tissue  
Tree Number:   C17.300
Definition English:   A heterogeneous group of disorders, some hereditary, others acquired, characterized by abnormal structure or function of one or more of the elements of connective tissue, i.e., collagen, elastin, or the mucopolysaccharides. 
Indexing Annotation English:   GEN or unspecified: prefer specifics; note & do not confuse with MIXED CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISEASE, a specific connective tissue dis entity
See Related English:   Bone Diseases, Developmental
Collagen Diseases
History Note English:   80 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   3260 
Unique Identifier:   D003240 

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