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The Brighton Criteria for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Brighton Criteria for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome In the last 1990’s, the 1997 Nosology outlined new diagnostic criteria for all Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes. As a result, The Brighton Criteria for Ehlers-Danlos was developed as a revision to the previously described types of Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes. EDS categorization went from types to using names such as EDS Hypermobility Type instead […]

Beighton Score for Hypermobility

The Beighton Score has been used for many years as an indicator of joint hypermobility syndrome.  Now, it is used more as a clinical tool to perform a quick assessment for generalized hypermobility; however, there are 2 key points to remember according to Hypermobility Syndromes Association’s website: “i. A high Beighton score by itself does not […]