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Connective Tissue Disorders

Information about different types of connective tissue disorders.

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
Article describes Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

Erdheim-Chester Disease
Information about Erdheim-Chester disease, a histiocyte disease, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

The Skeleton Key: Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva
Article describes fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva, its symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, and research.

Lichen Myxedematosus
Article describes lichen myxedematosus, papular mucinosis, and scleromyxedema, their symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

Loeys-Dietz Syndrome
Article describes Loeys-Dietz syndrome, its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

President Lincoln and Marfan Syndrome
Since the 1960s physicians have debated whether U.S. President Abraham Lincoln had Marfan syndrome, a connective tissue disorder. Were his height and long limbs proof of the diagnosis?

Scleroderma
Information about the different types of scleroderma, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

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