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Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, progeroid type

Disease definition

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, progeroid type (EDS-PF) is a form of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome characterized by a premature aging with sparse hair, macrocephaly, loose elastic skin, failure to thrive, joint laxity, psychomotor retardation, hypotonia, and defective wound healing with atrophic scars.


  • Synonym(s):
    • B4GALT7-CDG
    • Defective biosynthesis of proteodermatan sulfate
    • EDS, progeroid type
    • Galactosyltransferase I deficiency
    • PDS
    • XGPT deficiency
    • Xylosylprotein 4-beta-galactosyltransferase deficiency
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Childhood, Infancy
  • ICD-10: Q79.6
  • OMIM: 130070  615349
  • UMLS: C1869122
  • MeSH: C536201
  • GARD: 9991
  • MedDRA: -

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