Marfan's syndrome is an inherited disorder that causes problems in
the connective tissues of the blood vessels, heart, and eyes, and affects the
muscles, ligaments, bones, and tendons. People with Marfan's syndrome tend to
be tall and thin with long arms, legs, fingers, and toes.
Because of problems with their connective tissues, people who have Marfan's syndrome are at risk of:
Treatment for Marfan's syndrome includes treating specific problems
related to the connective tissue disease, such as heart problems.
November 2, 2011
Rakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology & Stephen Fort, MD, MRCP, FRCPC - Interventional Cardiology
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