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Orthopaedic Management of the Ehlers–DanlosSyndromes

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source: American Journal of Medical Genetics

year: 2017

authors: William B. Ericson Jr., Roger Wolman

summary/abstract:

The role of orthopedic surgery in Ehlers–Danlos syndrome is inherently controversial, opaque to most patients and many medical providers, and difficult to discern from available medical literature. Non-operative treatment is preferable, but for carefully selected patients, specific joint stabilization and nerve decompression procedures can provide symptomatic relief when conservative measures fail.

DOI: 10.1002/ajmg.c.31551

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