Dermatosparaxis Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

What is Dermatosparaxis Ehlers-Danlos syndrome?

A form of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) characterized by extreme skin fragility and laxity, a prominent facial gestalt, excessive bruising and, sometimes, major complications due to visceral and vascular fragility.

Other condition names

  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type 7C
  • Human dermatosparaxis EDS VIIC
  • dEDS

Inheritance type

Autosomal recessive


  • Worldwide: <1 in 1,000 000

Age of Onset

  • Infancy
  • Neonatal
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