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Sunday 15 September 2019
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Connective tissue diseases
can be hard to diagnose


The diverse and overlapping symptoms of connective tissue diseases (CTDs), particularly early in the course of the disease, can make diagnosis challenging.1-7

Automated diagnostic tests, in conjunction with a thorough history, can help diagnose CTDs earlier.

Reliable testing in primary care can help to: 8-10

  • Determine if referral to a specialist is appropriate
  • Ensure effective and timely treatment
  • Prevent organ damage