Study: Classical EDS Diagnosis Requires Full Clinical, Genetic Exam

Study: Classical EDS Diagnosis Requires Full Clinical, Genetic Exam

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Study: Classical EDS Diagnosis Requires Full Clinical, Genetic Exam

“A correct diagnosis of [classical Ehlers-Danlos syndrome or] cEDS is not always straightforward,” researchers in Belgium concluded in a new study, in which the scientists urged that anyone suspected of having this type of the rare connective tissue disorder undergo a complete clinical examination, followed by genetic testing. Such testing should cover all genes linked with EDS, the researchers said. “Important overlap with other EDS types, especially for patients with [symptoms] at the more severe end of…

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