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American Journal of Dermatopathology:
doi: 10.1097/DAD.0b013e31815b9c82
Extraordinary Case Report

Cutaneous Metaplastic Synovial Cyst in Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome: Report of a Second Case

Guala, Andrea MD*; Viglio, Simona PhD†; Ottinetti, Antonio MD‡; Angeli, Giovanni MD‡; Canova, Gualtiero MD§; Colombo, Enrico MD¶; Dardano, Fabrizio MD¶; Danesino, Cesare MD‖; Valli, Maurizia PhD†

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Abstract

A cutaneous metaplastic synovial cyst is a rare entity that is probably caused by trauma or surgery. We report the second case of cutaneous metaplastic synovial cyst in a child with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. His father is also affected with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, and his diagnosis is substantiated by the demonstration of reduced synthesis of collagen type V.

© 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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