Health Facts Plus: Connective Tissue Disorders

Health Facts Plus: Connective Tissue Disorders

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Questions and Answers about Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases) What Are Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue? (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)

CREST Syndrome (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Cutis Laxa (Merck & Co., Inc.) Dupuytren''s Disease (American Society for Surgery of the Hand) Lipomas (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (Merck & Co., Inc.) Mucopolysaccharidoses (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) Also available in Spanish Mucopolysaccharidoses (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Related Disorders: Introduction (National Marfan Foundation) Soft Tissue Disease (Arthritis Foundation) Stickler Syndrome (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) What Is PXE (Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum)? (PXE International, Inc.)

Cardiology and PXE (PXE International, Inc.) PXE and Skin (PXE International, Inc.) PXE and the Eyes (PXE International, Inc.) Vascular System and PXE (PXE International, Inc.)

ClinicalTrials.gov: Connective Tissue Diseases (National Institutes of Health) NIH Pediatric Rheumatology Clinic (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)

Genetics and PXE (PXE International, Inc.) Genetics Home Reference: Achondrogenesis (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Hypochondrogenesis (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Kniest dysplasia (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Otospondylomegaepiphyseal dysplasia (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Platyspondylic lethal skeletal dysplasia, Torrance type (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Pseudoxanthoma elasticum (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Spondyloepimetaphyseal dysplasia, Strudwick type (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia congenita (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Spondyloperipheral dysplasia (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Stickler syndrome (National Library of Medicine) Genetics Home Reference: Weissenbacher-Zweym├╝ller syndrome (National Library of Medicine)

NCI Study Finds No Conclusive Evidence That Breast Implants Affect Development of Connective Tissue Disorders (10/18/2004, National Cancer Institute)

Glossary of Genetics Terms (PXE International, Inc.)

Arthritis Foundation Also available in Spanish National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Also available in Spanish PXE International, Inc.

Juvenile Arthritis - Other Types and Related Conditions (Arthritis Foundation) Your Child and PXE (PXE International, Inc.)

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The primary NIH organization for research on Connective Tissue Disorders is the

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

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Date last updated: 12 December 2006 Topic last reviewed: 03 November 2006