A member asked:

Does marfans cause someone to grow in height well into adult years (even in 40s)? or do bones fuse normally like everyone else right after puberty?

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Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Marfan's is a condition of connective tissue and affects the blood vessel liniing, making it be weak. Pt's with Marfan's tend to be tall but they do not grow in their 40's

Answered Jun 6, 2015

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