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Ehlers-Danlos syndrome facts

  • Ehlers-Danlos syndromes are a group of disorders which share common features including easy bruising, joint hypermobility (loose joints), skin that stretches easily (skin hyperelasticity or laxity), and weakness of tissues.

  • Ehlers-Danlos syndromes are inherited in the genes that are passed from parents to offspring.

  • Ehlers-Danlos syndromes symptoms and signs are joints that are more flexible than normal and loose skin that stretches away from the body.

  • The diagnosis of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is based upon the clinical findings of the patient and the family history.

  • Ehlers-Danlos syndromes are treated according to the particular manifestations present in a given individual.

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