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India rubber man

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India rubber man

GENETICS

Definition A highly colloquial and nonspecific term referring to the skin laxity present in many forms of Ehlers-Danlos syndromes–EDSs.

Skin changes in EDS Loose, elastic skin, easy bruisability, poor skin wound healing with parchment-like scars, especially over bone prominences–e.g., over the shins, knees, elbows, and forehead, subcutaneous calcified spheroids, and molluscoid pseudotumours. 

Synonyms Indian rubber man, India rubber skin syndrome

Reference http://www.rarediseases.org/rare-disease-information/rare-diseases/byID/240/printFullReport

 

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