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Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: Introduction

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: The problems present in Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), a group of approximately 10 disorders, include changes in the ... more about Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: A group of inherited connective tissue disorders primarily involving the joints and skin. There are 11 disorders in the group. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

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Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: Deaths

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Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

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Misdiagnosis and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

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Clinical Trials for Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

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Article Excerpts about Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

The problems present in Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), a group of approximately 10 disorders, include changes in the physical properties of skin, joints, blood vessels, and other tissues such as ligaments and tendons. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers about Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue: NIAMS)

Definitions of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome:

A heterogeneous group of inherited COLLAGEN DISEASES. The most common manifestations of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome are hyperextensible skin and joints, skin fragility and reduced wound healing capability. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, or a subtype of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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