Thursday, December 14, 2017

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome or (EDS) for short affects approximately 1 in 5,000 live births and is a condition where abnormalities of the production of collagen result in bruising, wide scars, laxity of joints and hyperelasticity of the skin. The first sign of this disorder may be premature rupture of the membranes. There may be herniae, bleeding from the gastrointestinal tract, and dissection aneurysms of the aorta at an early age.

Please see the sites below for symptoms, information, medical advice and facts about Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.
 

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What is Ehlers-Danlos syndrome?

An online article from Medicine.net giving details such as the types of Ehlers-Danlos syndromes, treatment and diagnoses details.