- Frequency and co-occurence of comorbidities in the Ehlers-Danlos syndromes by Brock et al (2021) – link to abstract here.
- Symptomatic joint hypermobility by Dr Brad Tinkle (2020) – link to abstract here.
- Prevalence of generalized joint hypermobility, musculoskeletal injuries, and chronic musculoskeletal pain among American university students (2019) – link to full text here.
- Prevalence of Generalised Joint Hypermobility (GJH) in a group of 1006 Danish Population
- Generalised joint hypermobility and shoulder joint hypermobility – risk of upper body musculoskeletal symptoms and reduced quality of life in the general population by Juul-Kristensen et al (2017) [full text here]
- Rheumatology – Ehlers-Danlos syndrome hypermobility type is associated with rheumatic diseases by Rodgers et al (2017) [free full text]
- Differential diagnosis of EDS and HSD can be quite challenging. This excellent Youtube video by Dr Alan Hakim discusses and compares the clinical and genetic features of EDS and HSD based the information from the latest 2017 EDS International Classification Guidelines.
- Royal College of General Practitioners – EDS diagnostic toolkit – this resource comes from a legitimate source and can be taken to your General Practitioner or Medical Specialists for discussion.
- Another excellent video to watch is presented by Dr Fransiska Malfait who has done a lot of research on EDS genetics. This video is on the Diagnosis of the Rarest Types of EDS.
- What are the Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes?
- 2017 International Classification of EDS and HSD – pdf of powerpoint slides including details of each classification type and some extra notes
- Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS) Subtypes
There are 13 subtypes associated with EDS and the details can be found in this resource:
- Summarised version of the diagnostic criteria for hEDS: Hypermobile Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (hEDS) Checklist :