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Mixed connective tissue disease presenting as trigeminal neuropathy
  1. W. M. Edmondstone,
  2. D. K. Price,
  3. T. H. Shepherd,
  4. W. W. Gooddy


    A 25-year-old man presented with an isolated trigeminal neuropathy 13 months before developing myalgia and lymphadenopathy. The onset of Raynaud's phenomenon 2 months later suggested a diagnosis of mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD) and this was confirmed by high serum titres of speckled pattern antinuclear antibody, and antibody to ribonuclear protein.

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