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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The terms "Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Vascular Type" returned 10 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Vascular-type Ehlers-Danlos syndrome presenting as recurrent compartment syndrome.
 

Author(s): Yukari Yoshimura, Chihiro Nishijima, Kazuo Ikeda, Keiko Ikeda, Yo Niida, Makoto Inaoki

Journal: Eur J Dermatol. ;21(6):1022-3.

 

Last Updated: 5 Jan 2012

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The vascular aneurysms of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type IV.
 

Author(s): Jae-Youn Moon, Soo-Jin Lee, Tae Soo Kang

Journal: Eur. Heart J.. 2012 Feb;33(3):415.

 

Last Updated: 2 Feb 2012

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A large abdominal intercostal hernia in a patient with vascular type Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: a surgical challenge.
 

Author(s): L de Weerd, J Kjæve, L Gurgia, S Weum

Journal: Hernia. 2012 Feb;16(1):117-20.

 

A patient with vascular type Ehlers-Danlos syndrome developed a large abdominal intercostal hernia secondary to coughing. The tissue friability and associated risks for arterial ruptures and visceral perforations in these patients make hernia repair challenging. The hernia was successfully ...

Last Updated: 26 Jan 2012

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The terms "Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Vascular Type" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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