Ehlers Danlos Syndromes (Elastic Skin)

About- Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), also called elastic skin is a group of inherited disorders that weakens the connective tissues of the body primarily affect the skin, joints, and blood vessel walls.
 
Major types of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Arthrochalasia
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Brittle cornea
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Cardiac-valvular
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Classic
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Classic-like
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Dermatosparaxis
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Hypermobile
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Kyphoscoliotic
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Musculocontractural
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Myopathic
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Periodontal
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Spondylodysplastic
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Vascular
 
Common Symptoms-

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Benign growths on pressure areas, like elbows and knees
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Bowed or curved arms and legs
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Breathing difficulties
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Chronic musculoskeletal pain
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Collapsed lung
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Degenerative joint disease
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Easy bruising
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Eye problems
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Fragile blood vessels
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Fragile skin
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Gum disease and tooth problems
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Heart valve problems
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Loose joints
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Low muscle tone
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Mitral valve prolapsed
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Muscle fatigue
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Osteoarthritis
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Protruding eyes
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Scoliosis
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Small chin, earlobes
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Sunken cheeks
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Thin lips, nose
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Thin, elastic, transparent skin
 
Causes-
In most cases, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is an inherited disorder i.e. passed on from parent to child.
 
Complications
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Arthritis
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Chronic joint pain
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Joint dislocation
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) Slow healing of wounds
 
Specialists to visit
Rheumatologist Rheumatologist

Rheumatologist Vascular Surgeon
Rheumatologist Physiotherapist
Rheumatologist Medical Geneticist
Rheumatologist General Surgeon
Rheumatologist Ophthalmologist
Rheumatologist Dermatologist

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References-
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.ehlers-danlos.com
https://www.nhs.uk
https://rarediseases.org
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.ehlers-danlos.org

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