World of Freaks

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Hyperelastic Skin

This condition is most commonly seen in people who suffer with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. People with this condition are sometimes referred to as rubber women or rubber men due to the excessive stretching of their skin and joints. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is causes by mutated genes and is a grouping of disorders that affect the connective tissues within the body. The main sign of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is extremely stretchy skin.
  
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