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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

  • By: Claudia Winograd
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is a collection of genetic diseases that cause instability of the collagen or its partner proteins, and therefore of connective tissue. Common features include joint hyperextensibility and elastic skin prone to tearing and bruising. One feature which may ...

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