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Childs Nerv Syst. 2011 Mar;27(3):365-71. doi: 10.1007/s00381-010-1256-1. Epub 2010 Aug 10.

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and neurological features: a review.

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  • 1Department of Pediatrics, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, P.le Golgi, 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy.


Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome is a term that comprises a variety of inherited connective tissue disorders characterized primarily by skin hyperextensibility, joints hypermobility and excessive dislocations, easy bruisability, generalized fragility. If much is known about orthopedic or physiatric features of this syndrome, poor is known about the neurological ones. Thus neurological assessment is very important due to the possible various clinical manifestations in this syndrome.

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