Ehlers-Danlos syndrome vascular type
Other Names for this Disease
- EDS IV (formerly)
- EDS4 (formerly)
- Ehlers Danlos syndrome, arterial type
- Ehlers Danlos syndrome, ecchymotic type
- Ehlers Danlos syndrome, Sack-Barabas type
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connective tissue disease. Symptoms include thin, translucent skin, easy bruising, characteristic facial appearance, and fragile arteries, intestine, and/or uterus. It is inherited in an autosomal dominant manner and is caused by mutations in the COL3A1 gene.Ehlers-Danlos syndrome vascular type is a
Last updated: 12/3/2009
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