What is undifferentiated connective tissue disease?

Undifferentiated connective tissue disease refers to the expression of certain symptoms of some of the classic connective tissue diseases such as abnormal antibodies or muscle pain, but not enough to be defined as one particular connective tissue disorder.

How do members experience undifferentiated connective tissue disease?

Top 5 symptoms reported by people with undifferentiated connective tissue disease*

*Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.

Top treatments taken by people for undifferentiated connective tissue disease*

*Data from patients with undifferentiated connective tissue disease, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.

Compare treatments taken by people with undifferentiated connective tissue disease*

Treatment
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment

(Prednisone Intensol)
Perceived effectiveness
for undifferentiated connective tissue disease (2 evaluations)
Side effects
moodiness
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
undifferentiated connective tissue disease (2)
Treatment

(Plaquenil)
Perceived effectiveness
for undifferentiated connective tissue disease (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
undifferentiated connective tissue disease (1)
Treatment

(Apo-Methotrexate)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
undifferentiated connective tissue disease (1)

*Data from patients with undifferentiated connective tissue disease, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.

Who has undifferentiated connective tissue disease on PatientsLikeMe?

Age

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 24
30s 102
40s 170
50s 269
60s 188
70+ 77

Distribution of sex

Sex

Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 33
Female 802