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Do you have scoliosis, double jointed, MVPS?Odd overlap- Connective Tissue Disorders?

Discussion in 'Connective Tissue Disorders/Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome' started by me2, Aug 28, 2010.

  1. Allyson

    Allyson

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    scoliosis is definiety related to EDS often and yes the symptom overlap is amazing -
    gene testing for EDS - all types - is not far away I am told by my geneticist

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    yes Marfans is related to EDS - my grandfather had Marfan's habitus

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  3. Allyson

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    flat feet are common in EDS - does that cause pigeion toes?

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  4. Allyson

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    I read recently that MVPS - mitral valve prolapse syndrome - is no thought to be synonymous with EDS

    MVPs are very common In EDS


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