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Ehlers danlos syndrome

Ehlers danlos syndrome:
  1. Ehlers danlos syndrome: Introduction
  2. Causes (2 conditions)
  3. Treatments
  4. Definitions

Causes of Ehlers danlos syndrome:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Ehlers danlos syndrome. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Ehlers danlos syndrome Treatments

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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)

The problems present in Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), a group of approximately 10 ... (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)

Group of inherited disorders of the connective tissue; major manifestations include hyperextensible skin and joints, easy bruisability, friability of tissues with bleeding and poor wound healing, calcified subcutaneous spheroids, and pseudotumors.
- (Source - CRISP)

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 Institute of Health)

Detailed list of causes of Ehlers danlos syndrome

The list below shows some of the causes of Ehlers danlos syndrome mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Ehlers danlos syndrome?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Ehlers danlos syndrome. Of the 2 causes of Ehlers danlos syndrome that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 1 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Ehlers danlos syndrome:

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What are the alternative names for Ehlers danlos syndrome:

Cutis hyperelastica
- (Source - Diseases Database)

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