Author Archives: Marta Figueiredo PhD

Periodontal EDS Patients May Show Rare Blood-vessel Abnormalities

Some people diagnosed with periodontal Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (pEDS) may also have vascular abnormalities, a case series highlights. Although rare, these cases add to previous reports of vascular complications in pEDS patients and support the need for comprehensive vascular assessment in this patient population. This information will likely help to…

Menstrual Problems Common in Girls with EDS, Study Suggests

Adolescent girls with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) often experience menstrual symptoms, but few are referred to gynecologic care, a small study suggests. Researchers emphasized that teenagers with EDS should receive early gynecologic counseling and treatment, since these problems can severely impact their well-being. These data also highlighted that most girls with…