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Can people with Marfan syndrome live long lives?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
6 doctors agree

In brief: Varies by severity

People with mild marfan syndrome symptoms probably live a pretty normal lifespan.
Those with severe symptoms can die from heart valve problems, rupture of the aorta, tension pneumothorax, etc..., before they reach old age. Of course, those with moderate symptoms will have a lifespan in between.

In brief: Varies by severity

People with mild marfan syndrome symptoms probably live a pretty normal lifespan.
Those with severe symptoms can die from heart valve problems, rupture of the aorta, tension pneumothorax, etc..., before they reach old age. Of course, those with moderate symptoms will have a lifespan in between.
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Dr. Sarosh Batlivala
Pediatrics - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes, depends

The longevity of someone with marfan depends on the severity of disease.
They can live long if there is no significant heart or other marfan-related conditions.

In brief: Yes, depends

The longevity of someone with marfan depends on the severity of disease.
They can live long if there is no significant heart or other marfan-related conditions.
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