Connective Tissue Disease – Top USMLE Diseases

Connective Tissue Disease – Top USMLE Diseases

by Carlo Raj, MD, Peter Delves, PhD

Connective tissue disorders involve a large group of rheumatology diseases that affect the function and integrity of the connective tissue.

These disorders affect mainly the collagen fibers or blood vessels, hence the name collagen-vascular disease. This group includes Reynauds disease, Marfan Syndrome, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and others.

Learn more about this group of diseases now!

Course Details

  • Videos 10
  • Duration 0:57 h
  • Quiz questions 34
  • Articles 4


Your Educators of course Connective Tissue Disease – Top USMLE Diseases

 Carlo Raj, MD

Carlo Raj, MD

You probably know MD Edward Goljan and his Rapid Review Pathology Series. But do you know the "new" Goljan? His name is Carlo Raj and he is currently following his mentor's footsteps by presenting you pathology as you have never experienced before.

Carlo Raj has earned his MD at the Medical University of the Americas (MUA) and continued his medical career as international lecturer and author—both assisting MD Edward Goljan and later on his own. Today he is CEO of Indus Intellect, whose goal it is to spread medical knowledge across the globe.

 Peter Delves, PhD

Peter Delves, PhD

Peter Delves, Professor Emeritus of Immunology and former Vice Dean (Education) of the Faculty of Medical Sciences at University College London, is not only editor of two encyclopedias but also author of several textbooks and laboratory manuals. His special interest lies in improving an understanding of immunology through both web-based education and face-to-face interaction.

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Really good explanation
By Gurkirat B. on 21. October 2020 for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): Signs and Symptoms

I like how he repeats important points and focuses on distinguishing between RA and osteoarthritis

Dr.Carlo Raj is the best teacher.
By Omar S. on 11. March 2020 for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): Signs and Symptoms

Excellent presentation by Dr.Carlo Raj, he is the best teacher.

By Lina O. on 11. August 2019 for Rheumatoid Arthritis

It lacks some explanation and context of what the lecture is about.

straight to the point
By Gustavo R. on 15. July 2019 for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): Pathogenesis

this lecture helped to do my research and explain this disease