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Marfan syndrome (MS) is inherited in an autosomal dominant way. MS is characterized by a high degree of penetration and expression of the pathological gene. Fibrillin, the gene product is a protein that acts in the composing of elastic fiber. Therefore, MS syndrome is a multisystem disorder that affects connective tissue. The aim of this paper is to(More)
A series of 37 patients aged 4-64 years has been evaluated with criteria of Lee and Ramirez. Diagnosis of Marfan syndrome has been established in 13 cases, in 24 patients the Marfan phenotype has been found. In both groups body height, upper extremities length, the length of upper and lower body segment, length of the foot and hand have been recorded.(More)
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