Definition of Marfan syndrome

1. Noun. A genetic disorder of the connective tissue that causes defects in the heart valves and aorta. ¹



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Medical Definition of Marfan syndrome

1. Connective-tissue disorder: autosomal dominant, 15% sporadic, cardiovascular system (probable cause of death in 93%), aortic aneurysm (mostly ascending), dilatation of aortic sinuses, aortic dissection, coarctation, musculoskeletal system, tall stature, long limbs, arachnodactyly, lax joints, scoliosis (60%) / kyphosis / pectus, eye, lens subluxation Cf: homocystinuria More info: Marfan syndrome (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marfan Syndrome

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marfan syndrome (current term)
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