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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C14.907.454.240
C15.378.463.515.240
C16.131.831.428
C16.320.850.260
C17.300.200.310
C17.800.804.428
C17.800.827.260
Unique ID
D004535
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004535
Scope Note
A heterogeneous group of autosomally inherited COLLAGEN DISEASES caused by defects in the synthesis or structure of FIBRILLAR COLLAGEN. There are numerous subtypes: classical, hypermobility, vascular, and others. Common clinical features include hyperextensible skin and joints, skin fragility and reduced wound healing capability.
Entry Term(s)
Cutis Elastica
Ehlers Danlos Disease
Ehlers-Danlos Disease
NLM Classification #
QZ 196
See Also
Reticulin
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2022/05/23
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Preferred
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