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Collagen Disorder Test

Usually a term previously used to describe systemic autoimmune disease (e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, systemic sclerosis) but thought to be more appropriate of disease associated with defects in collagen, a component of connective tissue. There are Collagen Disorder Test in Bandra/Khar which help in diagnosis of a group of diseases which affects the supportive system of the body.

It is usually a protein-based connective tissue forming a support system to your skin. It includes lupus, rheumatoid arthritis. That is one of the reasons Collagen Disorder Test in Santacruz are doing a remarkable job .The body immune system attacks its own skin tissues and organs. That's where it is important to get this resolved and keeping life on track. The tests available are ANA , DNA, Immunoflourescent test, RA test, CRP, SLE test and other detailed markers.

For example, those with lupus typically suffer from joint pains, shortness of breath, chest pain, dry eyes, headaches, and mouth ulcers. They also may be an increased risk of stroke, miscarriage, and heart disease. Meanwhile, rheumatoid arthritis symptoms include pain and inflammation of connective tissues between joints, stiffness, and loss of range of motion.

Scleroderma, on the other hand, can produce varying signs and symptoms depending on which part of the body is affected. If the condition affects the skin, the hardening and tightening of patches of skin can be observed. If the digestive system is affected, patients often suffer from acid reflux and having problems absorbing enough nutrients from the food they eat.

Another collagen disease is called temporal arteritis. It is also known as giant cell arteritis, in which the large arteries become inflamed. This disease can result in scalp sensitivity, chronic headaches, jaw pain, and vision problems.

Mixed connective tissue diseases may also cause numbness of the extremities, swollen fingers and hands, and fever.