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What is Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type?

What is Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type?

  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type: A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by delicate skin, fragile blood vessels, distinctive facial features and minimal joint problems - previously known as EDS type 4.

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type 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, vascular type, or a subtype of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type: Introduction

Types of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type:

Broader types of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type:

How serious is Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type?

Complications of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type: see complications of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type

What causes Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type?

Causes of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type: see causes of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type

What are the symptoms of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type?

Symptoms of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type: see symptoms of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type

Complications of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type: see complications of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type

Can anyone else get Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type?

More information: see contagiousness of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type
Inheritance: see inheritance of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type.
Treatments for Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type: see treatments for Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type

Name and Aliases of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type

Main name of condition: Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type

Other names or spellings for Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type:

EDS IV

Ehlers Danlos syndrome type 4, autosomal dominant, EDS IV, EDS4, Ehlers Danlos syndrome, Sack-Barabas type, Ehlers Danlos syndrome, arterial type, Ehlers Danlos syndrome, ecchymotic type
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, vascular type: Related Conditions

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