• Reviewed on 12/2010
    By Dr. Fischer

Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease (UCTD): Symptoms


Because undifferentiated connective tissue (UCTD) disease can affect so many different parts of the body as an autoimmune disease, UCTD often has many symptoms.

Common symptoms of undifferentiated connective tissue disorder include:

  • Weight loss

  • Fatigue

  • Low-grade fevers

  • Rash

  • Joint pain

  • Joint swelling

  • Color changes of hands and feet with cold exposure (known as Raynaud's)

  • Dryness of the eyes

  • Dryness of the mouth

  • Lymph node swelling

  • Muscle weakness

  • Muscle pains

  • Difficulty swallowing

  • Heartburn

  • Cough

  • Shortness of breath

  • Chest pain

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