myositis is not MCTD but can be a part of it if you had, say: Sclerorderma, myositis and lupus. MCTD is mixed connective tissue disease, meaning there are three or more. There is a post in Lupus Resources about
UCTD vs. MCTD . . . link to Lupus Resources at the end of my signature.
Your age is a really good thing. The older we are when we finally get dx'd the less likely there will be serious complications. Not 100%, but a very good indicator.
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