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Abstract

BEM-HAJA, Paola Lima; CANGA, José Carlos; ABREU, Yuri Louro de  and  BEDONI, Felipe Minotti. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome in chronic pain patient. Case report. Rev. dor [online]. 2016, vol.17, n.2, pp.152-154. ISSN 1806-0013.  http://dx.doi.org/10.5935/1806-0013.20160035.

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES:

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome is a connective tissue disease which becomes disabling in some cases. This study aimed at presenting a rare case diagnosed in the Ambulatory of Symptoms Control and Palliative Care with severe pain.

CASE REPORT:

Male patient, 17 years old, who came to the ambulatory complaining of widespread pain for 4 years. He referred history of joint hypermobility noticed since childhood.

CONCLUSION:

Based on clinical history and physical evaluation, in addition to Brighton criteria, patient was diagnosed as having hypermobility-type Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.

Keywords : Hypermobility; Joint pain; Multidisciplinary management.

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