Skeletal fragility: an emerging complication of Ehlers–Danlos syndrome
Ehlers–Danlos syndrome (EDS) is an emerging cause of skeletal fragility. Mechanism of bone damage are probably multifactorial in line with the different skeletal phenotypes that can be found in clinical practice. A structured approach to clinical management of bone metabolic complication in EDS is proposed.
KeywordsOsteoporosis Vertebral fractures Ehlers–Danlos syndrome Bone mineral density Bone structure
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A.G. is consultant for Abiogen. The remaining authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
This article does not contain any experimental studies with human participants performed by any of the authors. Data collected from routine evaluation of two patients are reported.
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