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formerly Central European Journal of Medicine

Editor-in-Chief: Darzynkiewicz, Zbigniew

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Volume 8, Issue 6


Volume 10 (2015)

Upper ankle ligament rupture and long term problems in a patient with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome — a case report

Klemens Horst / Thomas Dienstknecht / Miguel Pishnamaz / Philipp Kobbe / Richard Sellei / Hans Pape
Published Online: 2013-12-06 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/s11536-013-0232-z


Rupture of the upper ankle joint ligaments is a common injury. Therapy in patients with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS) is a challenge due to the autosomal-dominant collagenopathy. Therapeutic recommendations and long term results in treatment of patients with EDS are rare. Therefore uncertainty exists. We present a case of clinical and radiologic long term results after ligament rupture of the upper ankle joint in a patient with EDS. A literature review tries to reveal current therapeutic strategies in patients with EDS.

Keywords: Ehlers Danlos Syndrome; Upper ankle joint; Ligament rupture

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Published Online: 2013-12-06

Published in Print: 2013-12-01

Citation Information: Open Medicine, Volume 8, Issue 6, Pages 814–817, ISSN (Online) 2391-5463, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/s11536-013-0232-z.

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