What's the difference between Marfan syndrome and eds?

Stature and heart. Marfans people are tall, skinny, with valve problems, joint instability, but also have aortic problems. Ehlers danlos has hypermobility, subluxations, but also certain types of eds have tissue fragility, spontaneous pneumothorax, joint subluxation, and has difficulty healing.

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Does being very tall mean you have Marfan syndrome?

Not Necessarily. But it is possible. A visit to the doctor with that question in mind should provide the answer. Read more...
NO,but you could. Marfan is a fairly common fenetic disorder characterized not only by tall stature but also by eye problems, cardiac problems and orthopedic problems.Usual characteristics are a long wingspan, long digits, abnormalities of breastbone and or spine, increased elastcity of skin, strech marks, small jaw, long thin face, arched palate, myopia.Abnormalities in 3 organ systems or + genetic testing needed for dx. Read more...