Articles tagged with Connective tissue disorders
Marfan syndrome (MFS), Loeys-Dietz syndrome (LDS), Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) and related disorders are all heritable connective-tissue disorders (HCTD). Many genes have been identified as a cause of a HCTD, most commonly they encode structural proteins, modifying enzymes or components of the…
Ehlers-Danlos syndromes (EDS) are a group of inherited connective tissue disorders caused by abnormalities in the structure, production, and/or processing of collagen. The signs and symptoms of EDS are highly variable, ranging from mild to life-threatening complications.