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Connective tissue diseases

Created 2003.

Connective tissue diseases are caused by problems with collagen (a group of support structures) and can have a vascular component. They are thus also called collagen vascular diseases.

Many connective tissue diseases share common signs and symptoms and can be hard to tell apart.

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