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Human Studies

2022 Apr 20

Eur J Pain

Exploring pain mechanisms in hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: a case-control study.


De Wandele I, Colman M, Hermans L, Oosterwijck J V, Meeus M, Rombaut L, Brusselmans G, Syx D, Calders P, Malfait F
Eur J Pain. 2022 Apr 20.
PMID: 35442549.


The hypermobile type of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (hEDS) is a heritable connective tissue disorder, associated with joint hypermobility and prominent chronic pain. Because experimental pain testing in hEDS is scarce, the underlying mechanisms are still poorly understood.