Mixed Connective Tissue Disorder Associated with Scleroderma Renal Crisis
- *Corresponding Author:
- Imran Khan
Department of General Medicine
Sheri-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences
Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
E-mail: 845[email protected]
Received Date: December 17, 2013; Accepted Date: February 18, 2014; Published Date: February 25, 2014
Citation: Khan I, Irfan K, Ahmad T, Noor H (2014) Mixed Connective Tissue Disorder Associated with Scleroderma Renal Crisis. J Nephrol Ther 4:154. doi:10.4172/2161-0959.1000154
Copyright: © 2014 Khan I, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD) is a rheumatic disease with a combination of multiple connective tissue disorders, which includes dermatomyositis or polymyositis, systemic sclerosis, systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis and Sjogren’s syndrome. Renal involvement in mixed connective tissue disorder is a rare occurrence. We present a case of MCTD presenting with SRC managed with ACE Inhibitor (Captopril). The patient had advanced renal failure and presently on maintenance haemodialysis.