Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS, Elastic Skin)

by Brian Alverson, MD

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    The lecture Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS, Elastic Skin) by Brian Alverson, MD is from the course Pediatric Genetics.

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    1. Dermabond (glue)
    2. Simple interrupted sutures
    3. Vertical mattress sutures
    4. Horizontal mattress sutures
    5. Referral to a subspecialist
    1. Early wound healing
    2. Increased risk of joint dislocation
    3. Increased vascular fragility
    4. Stretchy skin
    5. Family history is usually positive
    1. Aspirin is most important medicine in this case
    2. Pain management
    3. Clotting studies
    4. Glue for deep cuts
    5. PFA
    1. He is more prone to the disease and need echo
    2. He is not having any disease
    3. He need further follow up without medication
    4. No further investigation required
    5. Re-calculate the Beighton score

    Author of lecture Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS, Elastic Skin)

     Brian Alverson, MD

    Brian Alverson, MD

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