Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

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Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is a syndrome due to a genetic defect.




  • There are six subtypes (classical, hypermobility, vascular, kyphoscoliosis, arthrochalasia, dermatosparaxis) - based molecular defects and clinical features.
  • Two of six are autosomal recessive (kyphoscoliosis, dermatosparaxis); the others are autosomal dominant.


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