Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), also known as Cutis hyperelastica, is a group of genetic connective tissue disorders. The condition is caused by a defect in the synthesis of collagen. Collagen in connective tissues helps them to resist deformation. Collagen plays an essential role in the skin, joints, muscles, ligaments, blood vessels and visceral organs and abnormal collagen increases the elasticity of these body parts and organs. The severity of EDS can vary from mild to life-threatening, depending on its sufferer. No cure for the condition exists but supportive treatments, which include close monitoring of the digestive, excretory and the cardiovascular systems, are available...
|Author||Lydia D. Thomson-Smith|
|Number of Pages||204|
|Country of Manufacture||India|
|Product Brand||FastBook Publishing|
|Product Packaging Info||Box|
|In The Box||1 Piece|
|Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com||2015-10-08 00:00:00|