• We report an unusual insight into the impact of an inherited skin disorder on persons and their families through a child abuse evaluation that was concluded by the diagnosis of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) in a 6-year-old girl. To our knowledge, no similar case has been reported in the literature, although other such cases of confusion in diagnosis have been confirmed.
(Arch Dermatol 1984;120:97-101)
Owen SM, Durst RD. Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Simulating Child Abuse. Arch Dermatol. 1984;120(1):97-101. doi:10.1001/archderm.1984.01650370103020