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What happens if mixed connective tissue disorder is untreated?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
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In brief: Mixed Connective

Lung problems. High blood pressure affecting the arteries in your lungs (pulmonary hypertension) is the most common cause of death in people with mixed connective tissue disease.
Heart disease. Mixed connective tissue disease sometimes results in the enlargement of parts of the heart and inflammation around the heart. Kidney failure. The kidney damage caused by mixed connective tissue disease.

In brief: Mixed Connective

Lung problems. High blood pressure affecting the arteries in your lungs (pulmonary hypertension) is the most common cause of death in people with mixed connective tissue disease.
Heart disease. Mixed connective tissue disease sometimes results in the enlargement of parts of the heart and inflammation around the heart. Kidney failure. The kidney damage caused by mixed connective tissue disease.
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