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The following summary is from Orphanet, a European reference portal for information on rare diseases and orphan drugs.
Orpha Number: 284984
A rare, genetic, systemic disease characterized by the presence of arterial aneurysms, tortuosity and dissection throughout the arterial tree, associated with early-onset osteoarthritis (predominantly affecting the spine, hands and/or wrists, and knees) and mild craniofacial dysmorphism (incl. long face, high forehead, flat supraorbital ridges, hypertelorism, malar hypoplasia and, a raphe, broad or bifid uvula), as well as mild skeletal and cutaneous anomalies. Joint abnormalities, such as osteochondritis dissecans and intervertebral disc degeneration, are frequently associated. Additonal cardiovascular anomalies may include mitral valve defects, congenital heart malformations, ventricular hypertrophy and atrial fibrillation.
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Source: GARD Last updated on 05-01-20
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