Kyphoscoliotic Ehlers-Danlos syndrome due to FKBP22 deficiency

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Synonyms: Ehlers-Danlos syndrome with kyphoscoliosis, myopathy, and deafness | Ehlers-Danlos syndrome with kyphoscoliosis, myopathy, and hearing loss | FKBP14-related EDS | FKBP22-deficient EDS | Kyphoscoliotic EDS due to FKBP22 deficiency | kEDS-FKBP14

A rare subtype of kyphoscoliotic Ehlers-Danlos syndrome characterized by congenital muscle hypotonia congenital or early-onset kyphoscoliosis (progressive or non-progressive) and generalized joint hypermobility with dislocations/subluxations (in particular of the shoulders hips and knees). Additional common features are skin hyperextensibility easy bruising of the skin rupture/aneurysm of a medium-sized artery osteopenia/osteoporosis blue sclerae umbilical or inguinal hernia chest deformity marfanoid habitus talipes equinovarus and refractive errors. Subtype-specific manifestations include congenital hearing impairment (sensorineural conductive or mixed) follicular hyperkeratosis muscle atrophy and bladder diverticula. Molecular testing is obligatory to confirm the diagnosis.

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