Knee function in 10-year-old children and adults with Generalised Joint Hypermobility

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Birgit Juul-Kristensen, Henrik Hansen, Erik B Simonsen, Tine Alkjær, Jens Halkjær Kristensen, Bente Rona Jensen, Lars Remvig

PURPOSE: Knee function is reduced in patients with Benign Joint Hypermobility Syndrome. The aim was to study knee function in children and adults with Generalised Joint Hypermobility (GJH) and Non-GJH (NGJH)). MATERIALS AND METHODS: In a matched comparative study, 39 children and 36 adults (mean age children 10.2years; adults 40.3years) were included, comprising 19 children and 18 adults with GJH (Beighton =5/9; Beighton =4/9), minimum one hypermobile knee, no knee pain (children), and 20 children and 18 adults with NGJH (Beighton
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftKnee
Vol/bind19
Udgave nummer6
Sider (fra-til)773-778
Antal sider6
ISSN0968-0160
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2012

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