Father who lived with rare disease for 40 years finally diagnosed after doctor see him tie his shoelaces

Father who lived with rare disease for 40 years finally diagnosed after doctor sees him tie his shoelaces Ian took his daughter, who has Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, to a hospital appointment Hereditary condition can cause bruising and lax joints that bend too far Usually if child has it, both parents are unaffected carriers of the faulty gene But doctor realised Ian had the condition after seeing him tie his shoelaces By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 16:34 GMT, 23 January 2013 | UPDATED: 17:41 GMT, 23 January 2013 A father who lived with a rare disease for more than 40 years without realising was finally diagnosed after a doctor saw him tie his shoelaces.

Teenage girl whose limbs dislocate up to 18 times a day

Teenage girl whose limbs dislocate up to 18 times a day, begs health bosses for treatment funding Phoebe Bruce has a genetic condition that means her collagen is too weak to hold her limbs in placeShe is regularly rushed to A&E following agonising dislocationsSuffers at least one dislocation a day | UPDATED: 15:25 GMT, 23 August 2012 A teenager has a rare genetic condition that means even a yawn can cause one of her arms or legs to dislocate.