Hypermobility syndrome facts
The joint hypermobility syndrome is a condition that features joints that easily move beyond the normal range expected for a particular joint.
Hypermobile joints tend to be inherited.
Symptoms of the joint hypermobility syndrome include pain in the knees, fingers, hips, and elbows.
Often joint hypermobility causes no symptoms and requires no treatment. Treatments are cus Read More
Jansen-type metaphyseal chondrodysplasia is a rare disorder of the bones that results in dwarfism, shortening and thickening of the limbs, and abnormal curvature of the spine. It is caused by mutations in a gene, which encodes dysferlin—a protein that plays an important role in cartilage formation. The disease is characterized by delayed skeletal growth with short stature, shortening of the lower extremities Read More