Connective tissue symptoms

What Are Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue? Heritable (genetic) disorders of connective tissue are a family of more than 200 disorders that affect connective tissues. These disorders result from alterations (mutations) in genes, and thus are called “heritable.” All of these diseases are directly related to mutations in genes that ...1

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Causes of Connective tissue symptoms

All of these diseases are directly related to mutations in genes that are responsible for building tissues. Alterations in these genes may change the structure and development of skin, bones, joints, the heart, blood vessels, lungs, eyes, and ears. Some ...2

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Diagnosis of Connective tissue symptoms

How Do Doctors Diagnose Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue? Diagnosis always rests first on a combination of family history, medical history, and physical examination. Because many of these conditions are uncommon, the family physician may suspect a diagnosis but be ...3

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Causes List for Connective tissue symptoms

Possible causes of Connective tissue symptoms (or similar symptoms) may include:4

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Clinical Features of Connective tissue symptoms

What Are the Symptoms of a Heritable Disorder of Connective Tissue? The symptoms are different for different disorders. Some of them cause bone growth problems. People with bone growth disorders may have brittle bones or bones that are too long ...5

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Treatments for Connective tissue symptoms

What Treatments Are Available? The term heritable disorders of connective tissue refers to a wide range of disorders, each requiring a specific program for management and treatment. In most instances, regular monitoring is important to assess, for example, the diameter ...6

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References

  1. Source: NIAMS (NIH): niams.nih.gov/ Health_Info/ Connective_Tissue/ default.asp
  2. ibid.
  3. ibid.
  4. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  5. Source: NIAMS (NIH): niams.nih.gov/ Health_Info/ Connective_Tissue/ default.asp
  6. ibid.

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