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A 33-year-old female asked:

Can you still be diagnosed with hypermobility if it (now) presents more in joints that aren't in the beighton criteria? ie, wrists, ankles, shoulders, hips, or bending backwards or sideways rather than touching the floor? beighton seems quite narrow?

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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
Yes under certain circumstances best determined by exam
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