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What does CTD stand for?

CTD stands for Connective Tissue Disease

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4 Prevents many bone and connective tissue diseases Salmon is a good source of copper and phosphorus.
compile 33 chapters by rheumatologists and other medical specialists from North America, Europe, and Singapore who discuss pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment of rheumatic diseases in adults and children, including rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, connective tissue diseases, osteoporosis, regional pain disorders, Lyme disease, degenerative rheumatic diseases, and fibromyalgia and unexplained generalized pain syndromes.
Causes of Raynaud's phenomenon* ** Anorexia nervosa ** Autoimmune diseases ** Cancer ** Connective tissue disease ** Hematologic causes (cryoglobulinemia, cold agglutinins, macroglobulins, polycythemia) ** Hypothyroidism ** Intraarterial injections ** Neoplasms ** Neurologic disorders ** Obstructive arterial disease ** Predisposing drugs (beta-blockers, ergot alkaloids, sympathomimetics, clonidine, narcotics, cocaine, methysergide, some chemotherapeutic agents, estrogen, and cyclosporine) ** Systemic sclerosis ** Trauma (vibration/electric shock/frostbite/meat cutters) ** Vasculitis and hepatitis B antigenemia ** Vinyl chloride exposure * From Shinn, 2008 (8).