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    Have occurred in EDS VI (Kyphoscoliotic type) haven’t been White coats, you would not make him content by performing that. reported in BCS sufferers to date.DiscussionDifferential diagnosisIn keeping using a generalised connective tissue disorder, musculoskeletal capabilities have been present in manyDifferential diagnoses of BCS are summarised in Table .These have long been identified to involve EhlersDanlos syndrome (EDS) variety VI (OMIM:), formerly described as EDS By way of.Certainly, BCS has previously, on occasion, been termed EDS VIB, nonetheless, this nomenclature has also been utilised for any selection of other phenotypes that, like BCS, show a standard LP:HP ratio, but are genetically and, normally, clinically, distinct from it, for instance the musculocontractural form of EDS (OMIM:).ThisBurkitt Wright et al.Orphanet Journal of Uncommon Ailments , : http://www.ojrd.comcontentPage ofTable Differential diagnosis of BCS: autosomal recessive connective tissue issues with blue sclera and thin corneaCondition phenotype BCS OMIM EDS VI EDS, musculocontractural type EDS with progressive kyphoscoliosis, myopathy and hearing loss Bone fragility with contractures, arterial rupture and deafness Spondylocheiro dysplastic type of EDS Gene ZNF PRDM PLOD CHST FKBP PLOD SLCA Protein Zinc finger protein PR domain containing Lysyl hydroxylase Carbohydrate sulfotransferase FK binding protein Lysyl hydroxylase ZIP OMIM Other, uncommon, autosomal recessive types of Ehlers Danlos syndrome (EDS) and osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) have also been characterised, but these could be unlikely to present inside the differential diagnosis of BCS, as an example the dermatosparactic type of EDS (VIIc, OMIM , resulting from mutations in ADAMTS ) has dramatic skin manifestations not seen to date in BCS individuals, whilst the really uncommon sufferers with recessive OI because of biallelic mutations in collagen I or V genes have normally had extreme bone fragility and once more no dramatic eye phenotype reported.Recessive CRTAP mutations also seem to lead to serious bone phenotypes but without significant ophthalmic complications , making it likely that these severe recessive OI presentations will be in a position to be differentiated from BCS.predicament suggests that BCS remains ideal classified as a separate entity.Clinical differentiation involving EDS VI and BCS can be challenging, but patients with EDS VI frequently have more pronounced generalised connective tissue manifestations.Premature death from arterial or visceral rupture, equivalent to that observed in EDS variety IV (OMIM:) is nicely documented in EDS type VI , but no such complications have yet been described in BCS.The tiny numbers of patients identified to date, however, and their predominantly young ages, mean that modestly improved dangers for such sequelae cannot at the moment be excluded.In maintaining with much more marked generalised connective tissue effects, a higher degree of muscular hypotonia in infancy could possibly be seen in EDS VI than has been recorded in BCS.Similarly, scoliosis may very well be seen in either situation, but extreme early onset scoliosis could be extra characteristic of EDS VI .An algorithm to assist diagnosis of BCS is suggested in Figure .Other differential diagnoses for BCS contain the musculocontractural type of EDS, a different autosomal recessive connective tissue disorder (OMIM:), because of biallelic mutations in CHST .Certainly, a single individual whose sample was referred for genetic testing for BCS following corneal rupture was subsequently identified to have a homozygous mutation in CHST.Fixed adducted thumbs have been described as a characterist.