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.
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