Vascular EDS and hypermobile EDS compared
Side by side – vascular EDS and hypermobile EDS compared
Juliette Harris, Genetic Counsellor, Dr Neeti Ghali, Genetics Consultant & Dr Fleur van Dijk, Genetics Consultant, Ehlers-Danlos National Diagnostic Service (London), in collaboration with the Ehlers-Danlos National Diagnostic service (Sheffield).
There are 13 different types of EDS, but they do have some clinical features in common. These can include joint hypermobility, stretchy skin and tissue fragility. This article compares the main signs and symptoms of vEDS and hEDS.