A 46-year-old female asked:

Do bones close normally for marfans pts or do they remain open longer even causing added growth in 30somethings? can marfans develop late in life(30s)

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Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Marfans: Rapid growth of bones in childhood, the epiphyses should fuse at the usual time. Marfans may be identified later in life, but it is a genetic disorder that is present at birth.
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