Table 1: General characteristics.

CharacteristicFrequency
(total = 42)
%

Gender (female/male)40/295.2/4.8
Positive family history1945.2
Contortionism in pediatric age3583.3
Motor delay/clumsiness921.4
Residual joint hypermobility (Beighton ≥4)3173.8
Recurrent (≥3) joint dislocations3173.8
Recurrent (≥3) soft tissue lesions1842.8
Chronic back pain3378.6
Chronic arthralgias3583.3
Chronic myalgias3685.7
Chronic fatigue3788.1
Recurrent headaches3276.2
Unrefreshing sleep3173.8
Impaired memory/concentration2457.1
Velvety/smooth skin3173.8
Hyperextensible skin1126.2
Easy bruising2969.0
Eyelid ptosis1740.5
Varicose veins/hemorrhoids716.7
Hernias24.8
Uterine/vesical/rectal prolapse49.5