A hypermobility syndrome is a group of symptoms and signs tending to occur together and in which the joints are unusually mobile.


Hereditary disorders of connective tissue

Hypermobility syndromes appear to be genetic disorders, eg. Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, Marfan Syndrome. In adults the diagnosis is suggested by at least four positive tests out of nine using the Beighton score.


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