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Mesh term Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

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Collagen Diseases
Hemostatic Disorders
Skin Abnormalities
Skin Diseases, Genetic


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.

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