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.
A site that explains the symptoms of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) and offers related medical information and advice.
Offering comprehensive details of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome along with research information and tips about coping with the condition. Explains the types of EDS and also offers support.
A support group for those with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS). Includes a useful messageboard and offers related information.