Pseudoxanthoma elasticum- dominant form

Overview

A very rare dominantly inherited disorder affecting elastic tissues in the body. The skin, eyes and heart blood vessels can be affected.

Symptoms

* Gastrointestinal hemorrhage
* Obstructed arteries
* Calcified heart vessels
* Yellowish skin papules
* Yellowish skin plaques
* Vision loss
* Myopia
* High arched palate
* Increased skin elasticity
* Skin nodules
* Changes in retinal blood vessels
* Vascular hypertension
* Intermittent claudication of legs

Diagnosis

signs and symptoms of Pseudoxanthoma elasticum, dominant form may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Pseudoxanthoma elasticum, dominant form symptoms.