Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Vascular Type

Common Name(s)

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Vascular Type, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, type 4

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome vascular type is a 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.
 

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Vascular Type" returned 13 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Transvenous embolization for carotid-cavernous fistula in a patient with vascular type of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome--direct superior ophthalmic vein approach: case report.
 

Author(s): Teppei Tanaka, Motoharu Hayakawa, Akiyo Sadato, Kazuhide Adachi, Takeya Watabe, Shingo Maeda, Masahiro Ohmura, Yuichi Hirose

Journal: Neurol. Med. Chir. (Tokyo). 2014 ;54(2):155-60.

 

The vascular type of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (vEDS) is an autosomal dominant hereditary disease characterized by connective tissue fragility throughout the body, including the arteries, viscera, and gastrointestinal tract. We report a case in which we performed transvenous embolization ...

Last Updated: 17 Feb 2014

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Transforming growth factor-β and inflammation in vascular (type IV) Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.
 

Author(s): Rachel Morissette, Florian Schoenhoff, Zhi Xu, David A Shilane, Benjamin F Griswold, Wuyan Chen, Jiandong Yang, Jie Zhu, Justyna Fert-Bober, Leslie Sloper, Jason Lehman, Natalie Commins, Jennifer E Van Eyk, Nazli B McDonnell

Journal: Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2014 Feb;7(1):80-8.

 

Vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (VEDS) causes reduced life expectancy because of arterial dissections/rupture and hollow organ rupture. Although the causative gene, COL3A1, was identified >20 years ago, there has been limited progress in understanding the disease mechanisms or identifying ...

Last Updated: 19 Feb 2014

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Vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome mutations in type III collagen differently stall the triple helical folding.
 

Author(s): Kazunori Mizuno, Sergei Boudko, Jürgen Engel, Hans Peter Bächinger

Journal: J. Biol. Chem.. 2013 Jun;288(26):19166-76.

 

Vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) type IV is the most severe form of EDS. In many cases the disease is caused by a point mutation of Gly in type III collagen. A slower folding of the collagen helix is a potential cause for over-modifications. However, little is known about the ...

Last Updated: 1 Jul 2013

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The terms "Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Vascular Type" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Vascular type Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome with fatal spontaneous rupture of a right common iliac artery dissection: case report and review of literature.
 

Author(s): Aly Abayazeed, Emily Hayman, Mana Moghadamfalahi, Darren Cain

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Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (previously Ehlers-Danlos IV) is a rare autosomal dominant collagen vascular disorder caused by a 2q31 COL3A1 gene mutation encoding pro-alpha1 chain of type III collagen (in contrast to classic Ehlers-Danlos, caused by a COL5A1 mutation). The vascular ...

Last Updated: 26 Jun 2014

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Vascular type of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.
 

Author(s): Atsushi Watanabe, Takashi Shimada

Journal: J Nippon Med Sch. 2008 Oct;75(5):254-61.

 

Vascular type of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), also known as EDS type IV (NIM#130050) is a life-threatening autosomal dominant inherited disorder of connective tissue, caused by mutations of the COL3A1 gene. Vascular EDS causes severe fragility of connective tissues with arterial ...

Last Updated: 21 Nov 2008

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Biomarkers in Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Vascular Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 13 Jun 2014

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Wearing a Compression Garment for Patients With Hypermobility Type of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Hypermobility Type

 

Last Updated: 8 Jul 2014

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Micro RNAs as a Marker of Aortic Aneurysm in Hereditary Aortopathy Syndromes
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Marfan Syndrome; Loeys-Dietz Syndrome; Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection Syndromes; Ehlers-Danlos Type IV Syndrome; Turner Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 8 Aug 2014

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