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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


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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