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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

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source: Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine

year: 1938

authors: Wigley JE


This case, which I think is typical, has some unusual features.
(1) The patient’s father’s father, his own father, his two brothers, and one of his three sisters, were affected with what he believes to be the same condition as himself. One of his sisters, who is not affected, is married and has three children, but so far he does not know of the children being in any way abnormal.
(2) The patient shows the typical ” papyraceous ” atrophic scars on the forehead and on the right thigh where the skin does not lie directly over bone.

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