Hypermobility Syndrome, AKA Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (JHS), Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Hypermobility Type (EDS-HT), Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders (HSD)

July 05, 2015

Indian Articles: The AIIMS Study on prevalence of BJHS in patients attending rheumatology clinic

Kumar, A., et al. "Benign joint hypermobility syndrome: a hospital-based study from northern India." Indian journal of Rheumatology 1.1 (2006): 8-12.

The conclusion is that BJHS is associated with musculoskeletal symptoms, leading the patients of BJHS to be referred to rheumatology clinics.Many of them are diagnosed incorrectly with other diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, rheumatic fever and ankylosing spondylitis in primary and secondary care settings. 
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