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 14
  • Duration 1:20 h
  • Quiz questions 48
  • Concept Pages 14


Your Educators of course Connective Tissue Disease – Top USMLE Diseases

 Carlo Raj, MD

Carlo Raj, MD

Dr. Carlo Raj is a Physician and Lecturer at Becker’s Healthcare, in Illinois, USA, and the CEO and founder of Indus Intellect Virtual MedEd, a medical education consulting company.
He obtained his MD from Medical University of the Americas (MUA) and is an international lecturer and public speaker.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Raj teaches courses on Pathology.

 Peter Delves, PhD

Peter Delves, PhD

Dr. Peter Delves is a Professor Emeritus of Immunology and served as the Vice Dean of Education of the Faculty of Medical Sciences at University College London, UK.
He obtained his PhD at the University of London and is a prolific author, having published several textbooks and laboratory manuals. He is also the editor of two encyclopedias on immunology and on life sciences.
Dr. Delves has extensive teaching experience at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels and is particularly interested in innovations in web-based education.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Delves teaches courses on the Immune System.

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Detailed but to the Point
By Mosa H. on 15. October 2022 for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

Detailed the disease's pathophysiology in a precise format that was easily understood.

didnt speak about polymyositis
By Abdulaziz A. on 15. July 2021 for Dermatomyositis and Polymyositis

The title says dermatomyositis and polymyositis. HE DIDNT EXPLAIN OR BRING UP POLYMYOSITIS. this lecture series is rushed and done poorly.

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.