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What is ehlers-danlos syndrome?

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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Extreme joint laxity

Ehlers-danlos syndrome is a group of inherited disorders marked by extremely loose joints, hyperelastic skin that bruises easily, and easily damaged blood vessels.

In brief: Extreme joint laxity

Ehlers-danlos syndrome is a group of inherited disorders marked by extremely loose joints, hyperelastic skin that bruises easily, and easily damaged blood vessels.
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Dr. Bradford Landry
It should be noted that EDS is indeed a group of disorders, and as such not all patients will experience each of these symptoms. Presentation is extremely variable and dependent first and foremost on which type a person has.
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