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Marfan's syndrome

Marfan's syndrome:
  1. Causes (2 conditions)
  2. Treatments
  3. Definitions

Causes of Marfan's syndrome:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Marfan's syndrome. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

  • FBN 1 gene on chromosome 15
  • Genetic disorder of the connective tissue
  • more causes...»

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Marfan's syndrome Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Marfan's syndrome may include:

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Article Excerpts about Marfan's syndrome

Marfan syndrome is a connective tissue disorder, so affects many structures, including the skeleton, lungs, eyes,...(Source: Genes and Disease by the National Center for Biotechnology)

Marfan syndrome is a heritable condition that affects the connective tissue. The primary purpose... (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers about Marfan Syndrome: NIAMS)

Definitions of Marfan's syndrome:

A hereditary disorder of connective tissue characterized by tall stature, elongated extremities, subluxation of the lens, dilatation of the ascending aorta, and "pigeon breast." It is inherited as an autosomal dominant trait.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Marfan's syndrome

The list below shows some of the causes of Marfan's syndrome mentioned in various sources:

  • FBN 1 gene on chromosome 15
  • Genetic disorder of the connective tissue
  • more causes...»

How Common are these Causes of Marfan's syndrome?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Marfan's syndrome. Of the 2 causes of Marfan's syndrome that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 2 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Marfan's syndrome:

The following list of conditions have 'Marfan's syndrome' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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