Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, kyphoscoliosis type
Other Names for this Disease
- EDS 6 (formerly)
- Ehlers-danlos syndrome oculoscoliotic type
- Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type 6 (formerly)
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Tests & Diagnosis
A diagnosis of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), kyphoscoliosis type is typically based on the presence of characteristic signs and symptoms. The following tests may then be recommended to confirm the diagnosis:
Last updated: 6/1/2015
- Yeowell HN, Steinmann B. Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Kyphoscoliotic Form. GeneReviews. January 2013; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK1462/. Accessed 4/26/2013.
- Susan P Pauker, MD, FACMG; Joan Stoler, MD. Clinical manifestations and diagnosis of Ehlers-Danlos syndromes. UpToDate. December 2014; Accessed 5/21/2015.
- The Genetic Testing Registry (GTR) provides information about the genetic tests for this condition. The intended audience for the GTR is health care providers and researchers. Patients and consumers with specific questions about a genetic test should contact a health care provider or a genetics professional.