PT Question of the Week - A woman with an ectomorphic body type


A 35-year-old woman with an ectomorphic body type (long and thin extremities and fingers) presents with increasing complaints of fatigue, nearsightedness, and increasing joint pain, especially in the morning. Her joints are generally hypermobile, and she has moderate thoracic spine kyphosis. Without looking at the physician’s diagnosis, what condition do you suspect this patient has?

  1. Ankylosing spondylitis
  2. Marfan’s syndrome
  3. Lyme disease
  4. Reiter syndrome

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