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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 55  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 86-91

Reverse-namaskar: A new sign in Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: A family pedigree study of four generations

1 Former Prof and HOD, Department of Dermatology, Stanley Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, India
2 Sundaram Medical Foundation, Dr. Rangarajan Memorial Hospital, Chennai, India
3 Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.60360

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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) is a rare group of inheritable connective tissue disorder of defective collagen. Skin, joints and blood vessels are most commonly affected. Clinical signs such as Gorlin sign and Metenier sign have been described in this syndrome. We report another new clinical sign called 'Reverse-Namaskar' sign as an important clinical finding in EDS, based on the family pedigree study of the proband.

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