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hypermobile joint syndrome(1) Joint hypermobility syndrome
A common benign childhood condition involving hypermobile joints which can move beyond the normal range of motion (ROM).
Pain in knees, fingers, hips, elbows, increased tendency to dislocate, increased in scoliosis, which usually improves with age.
(2) Systemic joint laxity
A generalised increase in joint mobility, which may be seen in various rheumatic conditions associated with TMJ dysfunction.