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Connective tissue disorders

Connective tissue disorders: Introduction

Connective tissue disorders: family of more than 200 disorders that affect connective tissues. These disorders result from alterations (mutations) in genes ... more about Connective tissue disorders.

Connective tissue disorders: Any condition affecting connective tissues. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Connective tissue disorders is available below.

Symptoms of Connective tissue disorders

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Connective tissue disorders: Related Patient Stories

Connective tissue disorders: Deaths

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Types of Connective tissue disorders

Causes of Connective tissue disorders

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Disease Topics Related To Connective tissue disorders

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Connective tissue disorders

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Clinical Trials for Connective tissue disorders

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Article Excerpts about Connective tissue disorders

family of more than 200 disorders that affect connective tissues. These disorders result from alterations (mutations) in genes responsible for building tissues. Alterations in these genes may change the structure and development of skin, bones, joints, heart, blood vessels, lungs, eyes, and ears. Some mutations also change how these tissues work. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers about Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue: NIAMS)

 

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