Management of Articular Complications in the Hypermobility Syndrome
Hypermobile patients can be spared much unnecessary suffering by establishment of the correct diagnosis. As indicated in Chap. 5, hypermobility is one of the great mimics in rheumatology. Many hapless individuals have been misdiagnosed as suffering from rheumatoid arthritis (both adult and juvenile) with unfortunate consequences. It is self-evident that reassurance to the patient that he or she does not have a potentially crippling disease can have a profoundly beneficial effect on morale!
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