hyperextensibility

Hyperextensibility

The ability to extend a joint beyond the normal range.

hyperextensibility

see cutaneous asthenia.
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Some marfanoid features were noticed as moderate thoracic kyphoscoliosis, moderate hypermobility of all joints and skin hyperextensibility, positive thumb and wrist signs.
Anupama and colleagues reported an interesting case of hyper IgE syndrome (multisystem disorder) which is featured by cutaneous abscess, multilple bone fractures, joint hyperextensibility, high level of IgE, bilateral cervical ribs and may also be associated with deafness.
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: This is a hereditary collagen disease characterized by fragility of the skin and blood vessels, hyperextensibility of joints and hyperelasticity of the skin.
Joint hypermobility syndrome (JHS) is an inherited condition characterized by joint hypermobility, connective tissue fragility, and soft velvety skin with variable hyperextensibility.
42) Zimmermann-Laband syndrome is characterized by abnormalities of the nose &/or ears, absence &/or hyperplasia of the nails or terminal phalanges of the hands & feet, hyperextensibility of joints, hepatosplenomegaly, mild hirsutism, & mental retardation.
In regard to the aforementioned syndrome patients we have to note that they presented with a variety of the expected typical characteristics, more specifically MVP, arachnodactyly, muscular atrophy and ectopia lentis for the Marfan patients, and MVP skin and joint hyperextensibility (8), ectopia lentis and highgraded myopia for the Ehlers-Danlos patients.
05, tall stature, arachnodactyly, hyperextensibility and ligamentous laxity, scoliosis, and chest wall deformity (pectus excavatum or carinatum), in addition to ectopia lentis (lens dislocation).
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is a generalized disorder of connective tissue characterized by hyperextensibility of skin, hypermobility of joints, and fragility of skin and blood vessels.
Hallmark signs are vascular aneurysms; bowel and organ rupture; milder hyperextensibility compared with other types; translucent skin; pinched nose; dystrophic scars; and severe ecchymosis, which can often lead doctors to think that the sufferer is being physically abused.
The main characteristics of EDS are skin hyperextensibility, tissue fragility, and joint hypermobility.
Patients with LEOPARD frequently have skeletal defects or joint hyperextensibility and other collagen disorder-like defects that can be seen in patients with Marfan syndrome, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, and similar conditions.