Familial articular hypermobility syndrome

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Synonyms: Familial joint instability syndrome | Familial joint laxity | Joint instability syndrome

A rare genetic disease characterized by generalized joint laxity leading to recurrent dislocation of major joints such as the hip (often with congenital hip dislocation) shoulder elbow or patella. Patients often experience muscle and joint pain (sometimes with effusion) and may develop degenerative joint changes at a relatively early age. Skin abnormalities are absent.

Data from Orphanet are used to provide information on a disease's name, synonym(s), and overview. Reference: Access aggregated data from Orphanet at Orphadata. Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version July 2024

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