Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: A group of inherited connective tissue disorders primarily involving the joints and skin. There are 11 disorders in the group.
Gottron's syndrome: A very rare inherited disorder characterized by the gradual loss of fatty tissue under the skin which results in a prematurely aged appearance. The hands and feet tend to be the most affected with thin, delicate skin.
Premature aging: Where the aging processes of the body occur earlier than normal.