ROGER W. TURKINGTON, M.D.; HARVEY E. GRODE, M.D.
Multiple neurofibromatosis associated with the Ehlers-Danlos syndrome has been described in two previous case reports. Crowe, Schull, and Neel (1) reported one patient with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome in their extensive studies on neurofibromatosis. Goodman, Levitsky, and Friedman (2) have reported a kindred in which members of four generations exhibited features of the Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and three generations were involved by neurofibromatosis, with a total of five individuals manifesting both syndromes. This report deals with several unusual clinical features of an additional case in which each of these rare syndromes occurred together in a severely disabling form.
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TURKINGTON RW, GRODE HE. Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and Multiple Neurofibromatosis. Ann Intern Med. 1964;61:549–555. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-61-3-549
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1964;61(3):549-555.
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