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Types of Connective tissue disorders

Connective tissue disorders: Types list

The list of types of Connective tissue disorders mentioned in various sources includes:

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All of these diseases are directly related to mutations in genes, and thus are called "heritable." Some other connective tissue problems are not directly linked to mutations in tissue-building genes, although some people may be genetically predisposed to becoming affected. The disorders discussed in this fact sheet are called heritable (genetic) disorders of connective tissue (HDCTs). Many, but not all, of them are rare. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers about Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue: NIAMS)

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