The Facts About EDS

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is a heterogeneous group of heritable connective tissue disorders, characterized by articular (joint) hypermobility, skin extensibility and tissue fragility. There are six major types of EDS. The different types of EDS are classified according to their manifestations of signs and symptoms. Each type of EDS is a …

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Patients Suffering from Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome type III Do Not Respond to Local Anesthetics

The classical features of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome type III (EDS) are hyperextensibility of the joints, hyperelasticity and fragility of the skin. Only minor visible changes of the skin and joint hypermobility makes this syndrome difficult to distinguish from the more common simple hypermobility. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is claimed to be a rare …

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