Connective Tissue Disorders And SSD

Connective tissue is the material that holds the body together. Connective tissue disorders can be caused by, among other causes, genetic conditions, trauma or infection. Each type has different symptoms and treatments.

At The Law Offices of Sheryl Gandel Mazur in New Jersey, we can help you get the Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits you need if you suffer from a connective tissue disorder. Our lawyer has over 30 years of experience handling these types of cases for clients throughout north and south New Jersey.

Talk to a member of our legal team about your disorder and limitations during a free initial consultation. Contact an Essex County disability benefits attorney online or call us at 973-200-6629 or 877-892-0197.

Types Of Connective Tissue Disorders

Social Security classifies connective tissue disorders as immune system disorders, and can provide benefits to those whose lives are drastically altered by these disorders. Connective tissue disorders include:

  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Systemic vasculitis
  • Dupuytren's disease
  • Polymyositis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Immunoglobulin deficiency syndrome
  • Systemic sclerosis and scleroderma
  • CREST syndrome
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
  • Marfan syndrome

Connective tissue disorders generally involve multiple body systems, including the joints, muscles, the eyes, the respiratory system, the heart, the digestive tract, the renal system, the blood system, the nervous system, as well as skin and tissues internally surrounding the organs and arteries as well as externally. Other symptoms of connective tissue disorders and diseases include mental impairments, severe fatigue, fever, malaise and weight loss.

Contact Our SSD Firm Now

If you need assistance in filing an SSD claim or dealing with a denied claim, and you suffer from a documented connective tissue disorder, we can help. Contact us online.

Organizations: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (http://www.niams.nih.gov/)