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Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, classic type

Disease definition

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, classic type (cEDS) is a form of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome that affects the connective tissue and is characterized by skin hyperextensibility, widened atrophic scars and joint hypermobility.

ORPHA:287

  • Synonym(s):
    • EDS, classic type
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal, Childhood
  • ICD-10: Q79.6
  • OMIM: 130000
  • UMLS: C0220679
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 2088
  • MedDRA: -

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