Course : Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Hypermobility Type (EDS-HT), in Children: Differential Diagnosis and Recommendations for Management

Hosted by the ACMG Professional Practice and Guidelines Committee

EDUCATIONAL CREDITS ARE NOT AVAILABLE FOR THIS COURSE

Overview

During this webinar we will review case(s) that illustrate difficulty of clinical diagnosis of EDS-HT and review case(s) that illustrate challenges in the management of EDS-HT. Reference to new ACMG guidelines for Evaluation of Children with Joint Hypermobility will be made. Areas of clinical uncertainty and common misconceptions will be addressed.

Date of Release:  January 18, 2017
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Objective:

At the conclusion of this session, participants should be able to:

1. Distinguish pathologic hypermobility from physiologic hypermobility
2. Compare the Villefranche criteria for EDS-HT to the Brighton criteria for BJHS and understand their limitations
3. Recognize the association between JH and chronic, (often) medically refractory multi-articular joint pain
4. Recognize clinical scenarios that suggest an alternative diagnosis to EDS-HT/BJHS


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