What are the types of eds?

EDS types . Ehler danlos syndrome is a disorder of elastic fibers -----genetically based and many sub types have been identified.
EDS types. There are 6 major types of eds, they are inherited disorders marked by loose joints, hyper elastic skin that bruises easily, easily enlarged blood vessels. They are called types 1 through 6. A variety of genetic mutations cause problems with collagen, the material that provides strength to soft tissue structures and bone. Collagen typing and gene mutation testing can determine the eds type.

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What types of eds are associated with pain and/or chronic pain?

? Ehlers-Danlos Syn. The most common pain associated with eds comes from the fact that the connective tissue supporting the joints becomes lax and allows chronic joint dislocations. These people frequently notice they are "double-jointed" but later experience the chronic dislocations. A more serious kind involves blood vessels where they can spontaneously rupture. Eds can also be a limited to the skin. Read more...
All. Excessive laxitity of the joints over stresses the hyperlax tendons, ligaments, and poorly articulating joints. Eds patients get accelerated arthritis (osteo). Read more...