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Can marfan's effect a child's learning ability and give them symptoms of adhd?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree
In brief: No
Children with marfan's syndrome do not have an increased frequency of these conditions.
They have them at the same rate as the general population.

In brief: No
Children with marfan's syndrome do not have an increased frequency of these conditions.
They have them at the same rate as the general population.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not known
It has been suggested, but no published studies document a relationship.
Fidgeting in s child with marfan's may be from discomfort sitting in " regular-sized" school desks. Vision problems make learning difficult, but don't cause ld. Treating adhd in kids with marfan's requires their being on a beta-blocker & closely followed by a pediatric cardiologist, but it can be done.

In brief: Not known
It has been suggested, but no published studies document a relationship.
Fidgeting in s child with marfan's may be from discomfort sitting in " regular-sized" school desks. Vision problems make learning difficult, but don't cause ld. Treating adhd in kids with marfan's requires their being on a beta-blocker & closely followed by a pediatric cardiologist, but it can be done.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not usually
Either the adhd or learning is comorbid (present, but unassociated), or the person has a condition mimicking marfan's such as homocysteinuria.

In brief: Not usually
Either the adhd or learning is comorbid (present, but unassociated), or the person has a condition mimicking marfan's such as homocysteinuria.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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