The Marfan syndrome in early childhood: analysis of 15 patients diagnosed at less than 4 years of age.

@article{Sisk1983TheMS,
  title={The Marfan syndrome in early childhood: analysis of 15 patients diagnosed at less than 4 years of age.},
  author={H E Sisk and Kenneth Zahka and Reed Edwin Pyeritz},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={1983},
  volume={52 3},
  pages={353-8}
}
The clinical, cardiac and echocardiographic features were reviewed of 15 consecutive infants and children with the Marfan syndrome who presented at less than 4 years of age. The 10 females and 5 males were diagnosed at a mean age of 18 months (range 2 days to 3.5 years); 13 were followed up for a mean of 45 months (range 8 to 109 months) and 2 were lost to follow-up. On first evaluation, 5 patients had mitral regurgitation (MR) and none had aortic regurgitation (AR). Echocardiography showed… CONTINUE READING

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