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Classical Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

Disease definition

A rare inherited connective tissue disorder characterized by skin hyperextensibility, widened atrophic scars, and generalized joint hypermobility.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Classical EDS
    • cEDS
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal, Childhood
  • ICD-10: Q79.6
  • OMIM: 130000  130010
  • UMLS: C0220679
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 2088
  • MedDRA: -

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