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Clinical picture of the week: Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

This award winning picture shows a 17-year old patient diagnosed with early-onset Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, an inherited connective tissue disorder - seen here on the knee with bruising and paper-thin skin.

This picture was a silver award winner in the 2009 Institute of Medical Illustrators awards and was taken by Jaclyn Swindell at Addenbrook's Hospital.

This is the eleventh in our series of clinical pictures which will be published every week. Click here to see all the pictures.

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome