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hipermobility joint

David Kirsch, Carolina Ayres Vilarinho Corrêa Lima, Miriam Mina Yamamoto, Eric Pinheiro Andrade, Márcia Ferrari Perez
Brown's syndrome is characterized by a limitation of elevation in adduction, slight or normal limitation of elevation in abduction, divergence in straight upgaze (V-pattern), intorsion in upgaze and positive forced duction. It is caused by a tight or inelastic superior oblique tendon. Benign joint hypermobility is a hereditary disease of the connective tissue characterized by an increase of mobility in diverse joints. Its prevalence is very changeable regarding age range, sex and ethnicity, varying from 2 to 35% in men and 5 to 57% in women...
March 2007: Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia
G Sánchez Torres, L García Lara, R Contreras
One hundred and twenty patients with arterial hypertension and 3 cases of fibromuscular displasia of the renal arteries (FDRA) (group D) were studied; besides the usual arterial hypertension work up, a search of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome stigmata was carried out in all patients. The population of 120 hypertensive patients were classified in 3 groups: group A, fromed by 104 subjects without EDS stigmata; group B, constitued by 7 cases with hypermobility of one to three metar-carpophalangic joints and group C in which 9 subjects with hipermobility of more than 3 metacarpophalangic joints were included...
January 1976: Archivos del Instituto de Cardiología de México
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