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Is a hereditary disorder of the connective

is a disease in which the immune system attacks the thin membrane (called the synovium) lining the joints, pain, stiffness, warmth and swelling of the joints, and throughout the body. Other symptoms may include:People with dermatomyositis may also have a skin involvement around the eyes and the hands.

The Ehlers-Danlos syndromes are a group of connective tissue disorders that can be inherited are varied both in how affect the body and in their genetic causes. They are generally characterized by joint hypermobility (joints that stretch further than normal), skin hyperextensibility (skin that can be stretched further than normal), and tissue fragility.It is much the same thing with an Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and connective tissue.

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is usually passed down in families and is the most common inherited disorder of connective tissue. The pattern is often unclear. Some people who inherit gene changes associated with never develop the condition.

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