Types of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Ehlers- Danlos Syndrome (EDS) is a heterogeneous group of heritable connective tissue disorders characterized by articular hypermobility, skin extensibility and tissue fragility. There are six major types of EDS.  The different types of EDS are classified according distinct features. Classical Type Marked skin hyperextensibility with widened atrophic scars and joint …

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PHARMACOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS In EHLERS-DANLOS SYNDROME

EHLERS-DANLOS SYNDROME  A BRIEF OVERVIEW EDS is a genetic defect in the collagen molecule itself.  An inherited connective tissue disorder characterized by joint hypermobility, dislocation/subluxations, bleeding, bruising, dermal hyperelasticity, and widespread tissue fragility, skin tearing & poor wound healing.  Unlike Lupus, EDS is not an antigen/antibody problem.  EDS is gene …

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