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Table 2 Vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: Villefranche diagnostic criteria (adapted from [3]

From: Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type IV

Major diagnosis criteria Arterial, digestive or uterine fragility or rupture
  Thin, translucent skin
  Extensive bruising
  Characteristic facial appearance
Minor diagnosis criteria Positive family history, sudden death in a close relative
  Hypermobility of small joints
  Tendon and muscle rupture
  Talipes equinovarus (clubfoot)
  Early onset varicose veins
  Spontaneous pneumothorax or haemothorax