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Lethal Complications of the Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

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source: British Medical Journal

year: 1968

authors: Beighton P

summary/abstract:

Death from arterial bleeding or gastrointestinal perforation has previously been reported in more than 15 patients with the Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. On a basis of 100 personally examined patients and a review of published accounts, these events seem particularly likely to occur in two distinct and recognizable forms (the gravis and the ecchymotic forms) of the syndrome.

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