What is the dermatosparaxis type of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Dermatosparaxis type of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) is a type of EDS that has very distinct physical features. For example, the skin is not as stretchy as with other forms of EDS - rather, it sags. Additionally, people with EDS, dermatosparaxis type have problems with bones, such as short fingers and improperly closing fontanels. Other symptoms include swelling around the eyes and hernia.

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