Since there are several heterogeneous types of the Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS), the clinical diagnosis can be difficult and physicians are urged to treat all EDS patients, regardless of type, with extreme care
. Even if your patient has been diagnosed with another type of EDS, please review the information about the Vascular Type
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome is a heterogeneous group of heritable connective tissue disorders that, in some cases, can be life-threatening. The different types of EDS are classified according to the signs and symptoms that are manifested. For each type of EDS, the diagnostic criteria, hereditary patterns and management can differ.