Type II Collagen Disorders Overview

In: GeneReviews® [Internet]. Seattle (WA): University of Washington, Seattle; 1993.


The purpose of this overview is to increase the awareness of clinicians regarding type II collagen disorders and their management.

The following are the goals of this overview.

Goal 1: Describe the clinical characteristics of type II collagen disorders.

Goal 2: Provide an evaluation strategy to identify the genetic cause of a type II collagen disorder in a proband.

Goal 3: Inform genetic counseling of family members of an individual with a type II collagen disorder.

Goal 4: Review management of type II collagen disorders.

Publication types

  • Review