A 20-year-old female asked:
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is hypermobility syndrome different from the eds hypermobility type? is so, how?

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Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Hyper mobility: Yes there is a large difference as hyper mobile joints is just about flexibility where EDS is a genetic problem of connective tissue so involves several organs.
Answered on Jan 16, 2015

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