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What is Joint laxity, familial?

What is Joint laxity, familial?

  • Joint laxity, familial: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by loose joints. Joint dislocations tend to occur mainly in the shoulders, hips and kneecap.

Joint laxity, familial is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Joint laxity, familial, or a subtype of Joint laxity, familial, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Joint laxity, familial: Introduction

Types of Joint laxity, familial:

Broader types of Joint laxity, familial:

What causes Joint laxity, familial?

Causes of Joint laxity, familial: see causes of Joint laxity, familial

What are the symptoms of Joint laxity, familial?

Symptoms of Joint laxity, familial: see symptoms of Joint laxity, familial

Joint laxity, familial: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Joint laxity, familial.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Joint laxity, familial: Orthopedic surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Joint laxity, familial.
Treatments for Joint laxity, familial: see treatments for Joint laxity, familial

Name and Aliases of Joint laxity, familial

Main name of condition: Joint laxity, familial

Other names or spellings for Joint laxity, familial:

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, type 11, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, type XI, EDSXI, familial joint instability syndrome, joint instability syndrome, Articular hypermobility syndrome, Ehlers-danlos syndrome, type 11 (formerly), EDS 11 (formerly)

Articular hypermobility syndrome, EDS 11 (formerly), Ehlers-danlos syndrome, type 11 (formerly), Familial joint instability syndrome, Joint instability syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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