Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome


MSH: A heterogeneous group of autosomally inherited COLLAGEN DISEASES caused by defects in the synthesis or structure of FIBRILLAR COLLAGEN. There are numerous subtypes: classical, hypermobility, vascular, and others. Common clinical features include hyperextensible skin and joints, skin fragility and reduced wound healing capability.,CSP: 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.,MEDLINEPLUS: <p>Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is a group of inherited disorders that weaken <a href=''>connective tissues</a>. Connective tissues are proteins that support skin, bones, blood vessels and other organs. </p><p>EDS usually affects your skin, joints and blood vessel walls. Symptoms include</p><ul><li> Loose joints </li><li> Fragile, small blood vessels </l

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