Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Hypermobility Type

Common Name(s)

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Hypermobility Type, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, type 3

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome hypermobility type is a connective tissue disorder that affects the tissues that support the skin, bones, blood vessels, and other organs. It is generally considered the least severe type of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome; however significant complications can occur. Symptoms include soft velvety skin, hyperextensible skin, dislocations, degenerative joint disease, chronic pain, and easy bruising. It is inherited in an autosomal dominant manner. In most cases the underlying genetic cause is unknown.
 

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The terms "Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Hypermobility Type" returned 7 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Evaluation of kinesiophobia and its correlations with pain and fatigue in joint hypermobility syndrome/Ehlers-Danlos syndrome hypermobility type.
 

Author(s): Claudia Celletti, Marco Castori, Giuseppe La Torre, Filippo Camerota

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2013 ;2013():580460.

 

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome hypermobility type a. k. a. joint hypermobility syndrome (JHS/EDS-HT) is a hereditary musculoskeletal disorder associating generalized joint hypermobility with chronic pain. Anecdotal reports suggest a prominent role for kinesiophobia in disease manifestations, ...

Last Updated: 12 Aug 2013

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The terms "Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Hypermobility Type" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Visceroptosis of the bowel in the hypermobility type of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: presentation of a rare manifestation and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Eyal Reinstein, Mark Pimentel, Mitchel Pariani, Stephen Nemec, Thomas Sokol, David L Rimoin

Journal: Eur J Med Genet. 2012 Oct;55(10):548-51.

 

Gastrointestinal complications are common in patients with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, affecting up to 50% of individuals depending on the subtype. The spectrum of gastrointestinal manifestations is broad and ranges from life threatening spontaneous perforation of the visceral organs ...

Last Updated: 21 Sep 2012

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Wearing a Compression Garment for Patients With Hypermobility Type of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Hypermobility Type

 

Last Updated: 8 Jul 2014

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