Marfan Syndrome

About- Marfan syndrome also called Marfan’s syndrome is an inherited disorder that affects connective tissue, which provides the strength, support, and elasticity to tendons, cartilage, blood vessels, heart valves,  and other vital parts of the body.
 
Symptoms-
Marfan syndrome A breastbone that sticks out or dips inward
Marfan syndrome Abnormally long arms, legs, and fingers
Marfan syndrome Crowded teeth
Marfan syndrome Flat feet
Marfan syndrome Heart murmurs
Marfan syndrome High, arched palate
Marfan syndrome Long, thin fingers
Marfan syndrome Loose joints
Marfan syndrome Nearsightedness
Marfan syndrome Scoliosis
Marfan syndrome Tall and slender build

Causes-
Marfan syndrome occurs due to defective genes.
 
Complications
Marfan syndrome Aortic aneurysm
Marfan syndrome Aortic dissection
Marfan syndrome Cataract
Marfan syndrome Glaucoma
Marfan syndrome Lens dislocation
Marfan syndrome Pregnancy complications
Marfan syndrome Retinal detachment
Marfan syndrome Scoliosis
Marfan syndrome Valve malformations
 
Specialists to visit
Marfan syndrome Cardiologist
Marfan syndrome Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Marfan syndrome Medical Geneticist
Marfan syndrome Ophthalmologist
Marfan syndrome Optometrist
Marfan syndrome Orthopedic Surgeon
 
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References
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.marfan.org
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://my.clevelandclinic.org

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