Marfan's syndrome


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Marfan's syndrome

[′mär‚fanz ‚sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
A hereditary connective-tissue disorder transmitted as an autosomal dominant; manifested by skeletal and ocular changes and by congenital heart disease.
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Nakajima, "Chronic dissecting aneurysm of the isolated coronary artery with hemorrhagic myocardial infarction: a rare complication of cardiac operation in a female with Marfan's syndrome," Heart and Vessels, vol.
A single prior case report of dural ectasia causing urinary retention from bladder neck obstruction has been reported; however, to our knowledge, this is the first case report in the English literature where a dural ectasia in a patient with Marfan's syndrome caused hydroureteronephrosis from ureteric compression.
Reports exist where multiple surgeries were required for reposition of IOL after CTR insertion in a child with Marfan's syndrome bilaterally.9
Marfan's Syndrome. In: Beeson PB, McDermott W, eds.
They were 99% sure I had not inherited Marfan's syndrome.
Replacement of the aortic root in patients with Marfan's syndrome. N Engl J Med.
If you suspect Marfan's syndrome, ask the child to perform the wrist/thumb test.
Ruptured aortic aneurysm is associated with Marfan's syndrome. Observe the child for Marfan's physical features: myopic, tall and thin, with long extremities.
Q MY aunt has Marfan's Syndrome. Would you explain what this is?
Genetic factors involve family history and the presence of certain heritable connective tissue disorders such as Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, Marfan's syndrome, neurofibromatosis, and polycystic kidney disease.
The identification of milder forms of Marfan's syndrome is often overlooked in the young adult male population.
My sister's son died suddenly in his early 20s from Marfan's Syndrome. I have heard this can run in families and wonder if there are any tests the rest of the family can have to see whether, or not, we are affected?