A 42-year-old member asked:
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question about perhaps chromosomal disorder: what symptoms come with marfan's syndrome?

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Dr. Thomas Riney
37 years experience Pediatrics
Tall with armspan: Greater than height, ectopic lens, dilated aorta and many other subtle problems, common in kentucky.
Answered on Jul 21, 2012

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