Wrist problems in patients with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

  title={Wrist problems in patients with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome},
  author={Leonie A.E. Woerdeman and Marco J.P.F. Ritt and B. Meijer and Mario Maas},
  journal={European Journal of Plastic Surgery},
Abstract Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is a group of hereditary disorders involving collagen synthesis. One hundred patients with EDS were mailed a general questionnaire, containing a detailed section concerning their wrists. Fifty-six percent of patients returned the questionnaire, of which 70% had wrist complaints. Sixteen out of 39 patients with complaints had undergone surgery for these complaints, all with eventual relief of the symptoms. All 18 patients with EDS type III had severe wrist… 

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