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Altered sensory, pain perceptions observed in cEDS patients

Chronic pain was prevalent among people with classical Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (cEDS), strongly affecting life quality and emotional health, according to a recent study. cEDS patients also exhibited abnormal sensory perceptions and heightened pain responses compared with healthy people. The authors, who touted the study as the first to systematically…

Surgery successfully repairs aneurysms in vEDS: Case series

Nonemergency open surgery can safely and successfully repair abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) in people with vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (vEDS), according to a study of three cases. AAAs are bulges in the aorta, the large artery that runs from the heart to the abdomen. Because vEDS is associated with weakened…