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PEDIATRICS Grand Rounds: Connective Tissue Disorders in Children
April 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT
Presented by: Ronnie Thomas Collins II, MD, FAAP
This grand rounds presentation will focus on the most common connective tissue disorders that will be seen by pediatricians and general practitioners, including Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, Williams syndrome, Marfan syndrome, and Loeys-Dietz syndrome. The biological basis, clinical manifestations and diagnosis, cardiovascular abnormalities, and management of these groups will be discussed.
- Discuss the fundamental etiologies of Ehlers-Danlos, Williams, and Marfan syndromes.
- Apply the revised Ghent criteria to make the diagnosis of Marfan syndrome.