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Is genetic counseling recommended for those diagnosed with eds?

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Dr. Kathryn Riordan answered

Specializes in Rheumatology

If detailed family history, physical exam, echocardiogram all indicate eds type 3 with certainty it is not necessary.

Answered Jan 29, 2015

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Dr. John Goldman answered

Specializes in Rheumatology

Sometimes since there are various types. The most common is benign and needs no such genetic evaluation . The eds has genetic roots.

Answered Jan 11, 2013

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