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How does a baby get tested for Marfan syndrome?
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Dr. Scott McLean
Clinical Genetics
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In brief: See a geneticist
There are many options for genetic testing for marfan syndrome, but for a baby the best answer comes not from tests but from a careful history, family history, and physical examination.
Sifting through the information and making sense of it in light of the new diagnostic guidelines (the 2010 ghent criteria) may show you that testing makes sense - or maybe not. Your clinical geneticist can help.

In brief: See a geneticist
There are many options for genetic testing for marfan syndrome, but for a baby the best answer comes not from tests but from a careful history, family history, and physical examination.
Sifting through the information and making sense of it in light of the new diagnostic guidelines (the 2010 ghent criteria) may show you that testing makes sense - or maybe not. Your clinical geneticist can help.
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