What is Ehlers-Danlos syndrome? Ehlers-Danlos syndromes are a group of disorders which share common features including easy bruising, joint hypermobility (loose joints), skin that stretches easily (skin hyperelasticity or laxity), and weakness of tissues.
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Foundation The Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation (EDNF) was created in 1985 by Nancy Hanna Rogowski. The primary goal of EDNF is to provide emotional support and updated information to those affected by Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and to their family members.
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The Ehlers Danlos Syndrome The Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) is a group of genetic conditions that have resulted from defects in a collagen molecule which would normally give strength and adhesion to the body's tissues. In many cases the disorder affects the skin and it can become excessively extendible (stretchy), fragile and bruise easily.