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[OCOSH Code: D003095 81573002 M30-M36 CLD]

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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (13)
Internet resources relating to orthopaedic manifestations of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. A heterogeneous group of autosomally inherited Collage Diseases caused by defects in the synthesis or structure of fibrillar collagen. There are numerous subtypes: classical, hypermobility, vascular, and others. Common clinical features include hyperextensible skin and joints, skin fragility and reduced wound healing capability.
MeSh Search Term "Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code Q79.6 Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
SNOMED-CT Term Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (disorder) Concept ID: 398114001
Synonyms - Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (disorder)
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
Cutis hyperelastica dermatorrhexis
Dystrophia mesodermalis congenita
India rubber skin
Dermatorrhexis with dermatochalasis AND arthrochalasis
Hereditary collagen dysplasia
Meekeren-Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
Cutis elastica
Cutis hyperelastica
OCOSH Code: D004535 398114001 Q79.6 CLD_EDS


Collagen Disorders Wheeless

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/collagen_disorders

the biosynthesis of collagen involves many complex processes that are subject to biologic control; - these processes can be disrupted at any point by metabolic disorders such as: -...

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Collagen Wheeless

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/collagen

collagen is the primary structural protein of the body & occurs in bone, tendon, and scar tissue as well as in cartilage; - at least nineteen distinct gene products have been identified in humans, for different types of collagen, that differ by amino acid structure of alpha...

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