Marfan syndrome is inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern. It involves the mutation of the FBN1 or fibrillin-1 gene, a so-called dominant gene, and so only one copy of the muta...
Marfan syndrome is an inherited disorder of the connective tissue (tissue that provides the support for the skeletal structure and all organs of the body) that affects normal body growth.
Marfan syndrome (also called Marfan's syndrome) is a genetic disorder of
connective tissue. It has a variable clinical presentation, ranging from mild to
People with Marfan syndrome
often have an oversized mitral valve, the valve between the two chambers on the left side of the heart, which allows blood to flow only in one direction. In some cases, surgery is necessary to repair the aortic wall. Because people with Mar
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Marfan syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects the body's connective tissue.
Connective tissue holds all the body's cells, organs and tissue together.
Knowing the signs of Marfan syndrome can save livesPeople are born with
Marfan syndrome and related disorders, but they may not notice any features
Marfan syndrome is a disorder that affects the connective tissue in many parts of
the body. Connective tissue provides strength and flexibility to structures such ...
Marfan syndrome is an inherited disorder that affects connective tissue — the
fibers that support and anchor your organs and other structures in your body.
WebMD's guide to Marfan syndrome, an inherited disease that affects the heart.