Connective Tissue Disorders

Your connective tissue supports many different parts of your body, such as your skin, eyes, and heart. It is like a "cellular glue" that gives your body parts their shape and helps keep them strong. It also helps some of your tissues do their work. It is made of many kinds of proteins. Cartilage and fat are types of connective tissue.

Over 200 disorders that impact connective tissue. There are different types:

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  1. Connective Tissue Disorders (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... of proteins. Cartilage and fat are types of connective tissue. Over 200 disorders that impact connective tissue. There are different types: ...
  2. Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)  
    Connective Tissue Disorders/Start Here ... Connective Tissue Disorders ... Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome/Learn More ... Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome ... Learn about more than 200 heritable ...
  3. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is a group of disorders that affect connective tissues supporting the skin, bones, blood vessels, and many other organs and tissues. Defects in connective tissues cause the signs and symptoms of these ...
  4. Penile Curvature (Peyronie's Disease) From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    ... painful erection; penis injuries; micro-injuries; Dupuytren’s contracture; connective tissue disorder; fibrosis; erectile dysfunction; ED; autoimmune disease; depression; emotional ...
  5. Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
    Connective Tissue Disorders/Specifics
  6. Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease (National Jewish Health)  
    Connective Tissue Disorders/Specifics ... Information on undifferentiated connective tissue disease (UCTD) and its symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment.
  7. Osteochondrodysplasias (Merck & Co., Inc.)  
    achondroplasia,short stature,connective tissue disorder,short limbs,dwarf,dwarves,little people,little person,dwarfism
  8. Cutis Laxa (Merck & Co., Inc.)  
    loose folds of skin,loose skin,dermal laxity,connective tissue disorder,hooked nose,elastic skin,lax skin,CL
  9. ClinicalTrials.gov: Connective Tissue Diseases From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)  
    Connective Tissue Disorders/Clinical Trials ... Connective Tissue Disorders
  10. ClinicalTrials.gov: Mixed Connective Tissue Disease From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)  
    Connective Tissue Disorders/Clinical Trials ... Connective Tissue Disorders
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