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Marfan Syndrome

Known as: Syndrome, Marfan's, MARFAN'S SYNDROME, Marfans Syndrome 
An autosomal dominant disorder of CONNECTIVE TISSUE with abnormal features in the heart, the eye, and the skeleton. Cardiovascular manifestations… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The diagnosis of Marfan syndrome (MFS) relies on defined clinical criteria (Ghent nosology), outlined by international expert… Expand
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Aortic aneurysm and dissection are manifestations of Marfan syndrome (MFS), a disorder caused by mutations in the gene that… Expand
Review
2005
Review
2005
Marfan's syndrome is a systemic disorder of connective tissue caused by mutations in the extracellular matrix protein fibrillin 1… Expand
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Marfan syndrome is an autosomal dominant disorder of connective tissue caused by mutations in fibrillin-1 (encoded by FBN1 in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
In 1986, the diagnosis of the Marfan syndrome was codified on the basis of clinical criteria in the Berlin nosology [Beighton et… Expand
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Data reported in 1972 indicated that lifespan in patients with the Marfan syndrome is markedly shortened, and that most deaths… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND The aortic root enlarges progressively in Marfan's syndrome, and this enlargement is associated with aortic… Expand
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
MARFAN syndrome is an inherited disorder of connective tissue manifested in the ocular, skeletal and cardiovascular systems. It… Expand
Review
1979
Review
1979
THE Marfan syndrome is classified as a heritable disorder of connective tissue because clinical and pathological alterations… Expand
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Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
Abstract The Marfan syndrome is a dominantly inherited disorder of connective tissue with multisystem involvement. The cardiac… Expand