When is a child just flexible, and when do we say they’re hypermobile? Staci Kallish, DO, a clinical geneticist in the Division of Human Genetics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, talks about hypermobility, covering topics such as red flags for joint hypermobility, what systemic symptoms might indicate a potential inherited connective tissue disorder, and how primary care providers can screen for features of potential syndromes.
Listen in as Katie Lockwood, MD, a primary care pediatrician at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, discusses hot topics in primary care with CHOP subject-matter-experts as they weigh in on issues affecting the daily practice of pediatricians. This podcast is for general informational and educational purposes only and is not to be considered as medical advice for any particular patient. Clinicians must rely on their own informed clinical judgment in making recommendations to their patients.
This Primary Care Perspectives Podcast episode was originally released on June 30, 2020.
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