Marfanoid hypermobility syndrome
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Sir, There are several hereditary connective tissue disorders (CTDs), which occur due to mutation of specific genes. Common CTDs… Expand Marfan syndrome is an autosomal dominant disorder involving different organ systems. Marfan syndrome type 1 (MFS1) is caused by… Expand Wandering spleen is a rare clinical entity characterized by splenic hypermobility resulting from laxity or maldevelopment of… Expand There are intimate interrelations between various elements of connective tissue, viz. collagen, elastin, and glycoproteins. It is… Expand Twenty-five patients, 16 men and 9 women, 5-59 years of age with the Marfan syndrome and cardiac complications were started on… Expand Two patients are described who had the body habitus of the Marfan syndrome, cutaneous hyperextensibility, and atrophic "cigarette… Expand Abstract A patient had the marfanoid habitus but no evidence of evolvement of the aorta or dislocation of the lenses. This was… Expand