Youth – Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome 

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome also called EDS or elastic skin

Overview: Ehlers-Danlos syndrome affects connective tissue, primarily the skin, joints, and blood vessel walls.

Symptoms include overly flexible joints that can dislocate, and skin that’s translucent, elastic, and bruises easily. In some cases, there may be dilation and even rupture of major blood vessels.

Treatment helps manage symptoms and monitor for complications. Options include drugs, physical therapy, and sometimes surgery.

Symptoms: Overly flexible joints that can dislocate, and skin that’s translucent, elastic, and bruises easily. In some cases, there may be dilation and even rupture of major blood vessels.

People may experience: Pain in the joints or muscles, bleeding, double jointed, easy bruising, heart murmur, joint dislocation, muscle weakness, physical deformity, poor wound healing, or wrinkles.

Treatment depends on severity and helps manage symptoms and monitor for complications. Options include meds & physical therapy which restores muscle strength and function joint stability through exercise.

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