The differential diagnosis of children with joint hypermobility: a review of the literature

@article{Tofts2008TheDD,
  title={The differential diagnosis of children with joint hypermobility: a review of the literature},
  author={L Tofts and EJ Elliott and Craig Frank Munns and Verity Pacey and DO Sillence},
  journal={Pediatric Rheumatology Online Journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={7},
  pages={1 - 1}
}
BACKGROUND In this study we aimed to identify and review publications relating to the diagnosis of joint hypermobility and instability and develop an evidence based approach to the diagnosis of children presenting with joint hypermobility and related symptoms. METHODS We searched Medline for papers with an emphasis on the diagnosis of joint hypermobility, including Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue (HDCT). RESULTS 3330 papers were identified: 1534 pertained to instability of a… CONTINUE READING