Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

What is Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome?

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, hypermobility type (HT-EDS) is the most frequent form of EDS (see this term), a group of hereditary connective tissue diseases, and is characterized by joint hyperlaxity, mild skin hyperextensibility, tissue fragility and extra-musculoskeletal manifestations.

Other condition names

  • EDS-HT
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome hypermobility type
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type 3
  • hEDS

Inheritance type

Autosomal dominant, Autosomal recessive

Age of Onset

  • All ages
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