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Connective Tissue Diseases

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Dupuytren's Contracture  External Link

Dupuytren's contracture is an abnormal thickening of tough tissue in the palm and fingers that can cause the fingers to curl. It is more common in men than in women and becomes more common as we grow ... Details >

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons  External Link

Dupuytren's Disease  External Link

Dupuytren’s disease is an abnormal thickening of the fascia (the tissue between the skin and the tendons in the palm) that may limit movement of one or more fingers.... Details >

American Society for Surgery of the Hand  External Link

Ehlers Danlos Syndrome Facts  External Link

This page provides general consumer information about EDS, its symptoms, treatment, types of and manifestations, and synonyms.... Details >

National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc.  External Link

Ehlers-Danlos Information Page  External Link

Users can access a variety of topics related to Ehlers-Danlos syndrome from this web site. Includes information about the different types and manifestation of the disorder as well as coping skills.... Details >

Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation  External Link

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS): An Introduction  External Link

This is the home page of the EDS support group for patients and families. The page describes the signs and symptoms of EDS, a heterogeneous group of heritable disorders of connective tissue, characte... Details >

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Questions and Answers about Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue

This fact sheet describes a family of more than 200 disorders that affect connective tissues. These disorders result from alterations (mutations) in genes responsible for building tissues. Alterations... Details >

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health

Questions and Answers about Marfan Syndrome

Marfan syndrome is a heritable condition that affects the connective tissue. The primary purpose of connective tissue is to hold the body together and provide a framework for growth and development. I... Details >

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health

Scleroderma Support Groups  External Link

Select a state to find a scleroderma support group in your area. A toll-free phone number is listed for further information if there is no support group in your area.... Details >

Scleroderma Foundation  External Link

Support Services – National Marfan Foundation  External Link

The Information and Resource Center seeks to facilitate professional and lay access to accurate information regarding the diagnosis and all aspects of management of the Marfan syndrome and its Related... Details >

National Marfan Foundation  External Link

What is Marfan Syndrome?  External Link

This page provides information related to Marfan syndrome, signs, symptoms and effects.... Details >

National Marfan Foundation  External Link