Marfan-Like syndrome: Introduction
Marfan-Like syndrome: Any congenital condition with a group of symptoms that resembles Marfan syndrome but doesn't quite fulfill all the criteria. Marfan syndrome is a connective tissue disorder that affects the skeleton, lungs, eyes, heart and blood vessels.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Marfan-Like syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Marfan-Like syndrome
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symptoms of Marfan-Like syndrome
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Marfan-Like syndrome:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Child General Health: Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Marfan-Like syndrome?
Causes of Marfan-Like syndrome
Read more about causes of Marfan-Like syndrome.
Marfan-Like syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Marfan-Like syndrome
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms.
Although...read more »
Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss,
there are varying degrees of severity.
It is altogether too common for people to...read more »
Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also
many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder.
Some of the conditions which may be causes...read more »
Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations
and rapid heartbeat.
In...read more »
Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed,
leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed.
People become concerned that a condition is a heart attack,
whereas there are...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff" around the arm to measure...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines...read more »
Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often
misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children.
Some of the symptoms of hypertension that can...read more »
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Marfan-Like syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Marfan-Like syndrome
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Marfan-Like syndrome: Rare Types
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Marfan-Like syndrome: Animations
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Marfan-Like syndrome: Broader Related Topics
Types of Marfan-Like syndrome
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