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What is Marfan syndrome ?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
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In brief: Marfans/ehler danlos

Marfan syndrome is a connective tissue disorder, tissues that strengthen bodies structures.
In most cases it is inherited condition, but approx 30% of patients have no family history tall arms and height, affects lungs, heart and aorta, eyes causing cataract, skin problems, and tissue covering the spinal chord.

In brief: Marfans/ehler danlos

Marfan syndrome is a connective tissue disorder, tissues that strengthen bodies structures.
In most cases it is inherited condition, but approx 30% of patients have no family history tall arms and height, affects lungs, heart and aorta, eyes causing cataract, skin problems, and tissue covering the spinal chord.
Dr. Yash Khanna
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