Hyperelastic Skin: Causes, Diagnosis & Treatments
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What causes stretchable skin? 4 possible conditions

The skin normally stretches and returns to its normal position if it is well hydrated and healthy. Hyperelastic skin stretches beyond the normal limit. Although this is not usually cause for concern, hyperelastic skin can be a symptom of many diseases and... Read more

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is an inherited condition that affects the connective tissues in the body. Connective tissue is responsible for supporting and structuring the skin, blood vessels, bones, and organs.

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2

Marfan's Syndrome

Marfan's syndrome affects your connective tissues, which provide support for your bones and organs. Learn about the symptoms and treatment options.

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3

Brittle Bone Disease (Osteogenesis Imperfecta)

Learn about brittle bone disease and what causes it. Find information on the types, symptoms, and treatment options.

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4

Aarskog Syndrome

Aarskog syndrome is a very rare genetic disorder that can affect a person's stature, facial features, genitalia, muscles, and bones.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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