Hypermobility and Ehlers-Danlos – Diagnosis & Overview

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) & Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders (HSD)

  • 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.



hEDS Diagnostic Checklist