Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is an uncommon group of inherited disorders, caused by genetic mutations, that affect the proteins that support the skin, bones, joints, blood vessels and internal organs (connective tissues). Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is usually grouped into six major types. While there is no cure for Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, Mayo Clinic doctors can help manage your symptoms and prevent further injury to your joints, skin and internal organs.
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