Marfan's syndrome

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an autosomal dominant disease characterized by elongated bones (especially of limbs and digits) and abnormalities of the eyes and circulatory system

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And when she was moving out, Humble started taking pictures of her carrying Tupperware boxes to her car, bizarrely claiming it proved Rachel did not have Marfan's syndrome and osteopenia.
Most often, dural ectasia in Marfan's syndrome is subclinical and asymptomatic, however, large dural ectasias can be symptomatic.
They have said he had a heart attack but with Marfan's Syndrome it is normally the aorta that ruptures.
They were 99% sure I had not inherited Marfan's syndrome.
And as in the case of Marfan's Syndrome - which stretches and tears arteries of the heart - contributing to a cure in the shape of exciting new drug Losartan.
This fourth edition contains new material on hepatitis variation, SARS, anthrax, and Marfan's syndrome.
Treatment of aortic disease in patients with Marfan's syndrome.
In patients without Marfan's syndrome, an ascending thoracic aneurysm usually has been repaired when it reached 5.
At the aged of 11, he was diagnosed as suffering from Marfan's syndrome, a heart defect that carries a risk of damaging the fragile aorta.
Produced by the Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications at NLM, the site provides in-depth information on dozens of genetic conditions, such as Marfan's syndrome, as well as other conditions with a genetic component, such as breast cancer.
Ruptured aortic aneurysm is associated with Marfan's syndrome.
Normally a person's little finger and thumb will not overlap when wrapped around the wrist, but in children with Marfan's syndrome, the digits will overlap.
This may have been related to an inherited condition called Marfan's syndrome, which has been suggested, but not confirmed since her death.
A MARFAN'S Syndrome is a disorder of collagen and elastic tissue of the body.