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A 39-year-old female asked about a 45-year-old female:

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
Pediatrics 24 years experience
No: 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
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