Heart rate, conduction and ultrasound abnormalities in adults with joint hypermobility syndrome/Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, hypermobility type

@article{Camerota2014HeartRC,
  title={Heart rate, conduction and ultrasound abnormalities in adults with joint hypermobility syndrome/Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, hypermobility type},
  author={Filippo Camerota and Marco Castori and Claudia Celletti and Marco Colotto and Silvia Amato and Alessandra Colella and Mario Curione and Chiara Danese},
  journal={Clinical Rheumatology},
  year={2014},
  volume={33},
  pages={981-987}
}
Joint hypermobility syndrome (JHS) and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, hypermobility type (EDS-HT) are two clinically overlapping heritable connective tissue disorders strongly associating with pain, fatigue and other secondary aspects. Though not considered a diagnostic criterion for most EDS subtypes, cardiovascular involvement is a well-known complication in EDS. A case-control study was carried out on 28 adults with JHS/EDS-HT diagnosed according to current criteria, compared to 29 healthy subjects… 

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