Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Hypermobility Type: An Underdiagnosed Hereditary Connective Tissue Disorder with Mucocutaneous, Articular, and Systemic Manifestations
Skin and mucosal features of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, hypermobility type. Atrophic, nonpapyraceous scar—its atrophic nature is more appreciable after gentle squeezing between examinator’s fingers (a). Accentuated crease reticulum of the palm (b). Keratosis pilaris in a 26-year-old woman (c). Piezogenic papules at wrists after compression (d). Extensive abdominal striae atrophicae in a 35-year-old multipara (e). Postsurgical scar with anetoderma-like herniation of the subcutaneous fat (f). Apparent absence of the lingual frenulum (g). Radiographic orthopanoramic showing extensive tooth loss in a 50-year-old man with severe gingival involvement (h). Blue sclerae (i).
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