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Ehlers Danlos Syndrome in Children

  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) is a group of rare genetic disorders that affect a person's connective tissue. Connective tissue consists of proteins, such as collagen, that provide elasticity and support to the joints, blood vessels and skin.

    • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome occurs in 1 out of every 5,000 babies worldwide.
    • It's often misdiagnosed as fibromyalgia.
    • EDS affects males and females from all racial and ethnic backgrounds.
    • There is no known cure.
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