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Beals Syndrome

Beals syndrome is a disorder of connective tissue. The syndrome was first explained by Beals and Hecht in 1971. Features of Beals syndrome are found throughout the body, especially in large joints.

While there is no information on the exact prevalence of Beals syndrome, it is estimated that the incidence (number of new cases within a given time) of Beals syndrome is less than 1 in 10,000 people per year. Beals syndrome affects males and females of all ethnicities, in all parts of the world, equally.

  • What are the characteristics of Beals syndrome?
  • What causes Beals syndrome?
  • How is Beals syndrome diagnosed?
  • How is Beals syndrome managed?

Find these answers and more in the “Beals syndrome: What you need to know” download.

Updated January 2021

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