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Topton, PA
A 42-year-old female asked:

Would marfans cause 38 yo to grow taller after yrs of no change? no other symptoms-healthy heart, no curved chest or high palate; slightly nearsighted

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 37 years experience
No: After the bony growth plates have closed, would usually occurs in late adolescence or early adulthood, further change in height should not occur, even in Marfan's syndrome. Good luck.
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