BBC Casualty has be praised by viewers, for tonight’s episode (March 24) for showing a woman with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome.
A patient who Alicia was treating in tonight’s episode, was diagnosed with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS), which was thought to be an eating disorder.
One person tweeted ” A woman on casualty with EhlersDanlosSyndrome. Thank you @BBCCasualty for raising awareness. EDS”
— Neferure ♿ 🇪🇺 (@Neferure1) March 24, 2018
Another tweeted “@BBCCasualty It was good to see Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome being shown in today’s episode. Those of us with the condition spotted the symptoms straight away of course. EhlersDanlosSyndrome”
— Merida (@bravezebra1986) March 24, 2018
Many of viewers tweeted about this episode in particular. “Thank you so much @BBCCasualty for raising awareness of hypermobile EhlersDanlosSyndrome & its multiple manifestations, from a sufferer”
— ✨Chelsea✨ (@fewwordswoman) March 24, 2018
EDS is a group of disorders that affect connective tissues supporting the skin, bones, blood vessels, and many other organs and tissues.