A 21-year-old member asked:
Is genetic counseling recommended for those diagnosed with eds?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Rheumatology 38 years experience
Not always: If detailed family history, physical exam, echocardiogram all indicate eds type 3 with certainty it is not necessary.
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Rheumatology 55 years experience
Yes and no: Sometimes since there are various types. The most common is benign and needs no such genetic evaluation . The eds has genetic roots.
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Last updated Jan 29, 2015
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