Connective tissue disorder
According to the National Institute of Health, there are over 200 connective tissue disorders (CTD), and the umbrella term can be divided into three categories:
Genetic connective tissue disorders[edit | edit source]
Genetic connective tissue disorders include the Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes, Marfan syndrome, Loeys-Dietz syndrome, osteogenesis imperfecta, pseudoxanthoma elasticum, and more.
Autoimmune connective tissue disorders[edit | edit source]
Cancers[edit | edit source]
Connective tissue cancers include types of soft tissue sarcoma. 
See also[edit | edit source]
Learn more[edit | edit source]
- Cleveland Clinic's Connective Tissue Diseases page
- Connective tissue diseases page of the Genetic and Rare Diseases at the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences of the National Institute of Health
References[edit | edit source]
- "Connective Tissue Disorders". medlineplus.gov. Retrieved Aug 29, 2019.