• Previous descriptions of mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD) have not included evidence of hepatic involvement. A patient who had MCTD also had severe chronic active hepatitis. Retrospective review of all of our cases of MCTD confirms that liver disease is an uncommon occurrence in MCTD.
(Arch Intern Med 1983;143:1817-1818)
Marshall JB, Ravendhran N, Sharp GC. Liver Disease in Mixed Connective Tissue Disease. Arch Intern Med. 1983;143(9):1817–1818. doi:10.1001/archinte.1983.00350090199039