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Periodontal Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

Disease definition

Ehlers-Danlos syndromes (EDS) form a heterogeneous group of hereditary connective tissue diseases characterized by joint hyperlaxity, cutaneous hyperelasticity and tissue fragility.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • EDS VIII
    • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type 8
    • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, periodontitis type
    • pEDS
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Childhood
  • ICD-10: Q79.6
  • OMIM: 130080  617174
  • UMLS: C0268347
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 12474
  • MedDRA: -

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