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Is joint cracking and popping a symptom of marfan's syndrome?
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Dr. Betty Keller
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: No
Joint cracking and popping is not a symptom of marfan's.
Marfan's syndrome is caused by an abnormal gene, responsible for a protein fibrillin which give connective tissue its strength. People with marfan's skeletal abnormalities can include, taller than normal stature and may have a caved in chest, loose joints that are prone to dislocation, scoliosis. (curvature of the spine), .

In brief: No
Joint cracking and popping is not a symptom of marfan's.
Marfan's syndrome is caused by an abnormal gene, responsible for a protein fibrillin which give connective tissue its strength. People with marfan's skeletal abnormalities can include, taller than normal stature and may have a caved in chest, loose joints that are prone to dislocation, scoliosis. (curvature of the spine), .
Dr. Betty Keller
Dr. Betty Keller
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Dr. Michael Laccheo
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
In brief: Yes
People with marfan's can have joint cracking and popping, but joint popping and cracking is seen in many diseases and in many healthy people without joint disease.

In brief: Yes
People with marfan's can have joint cracking and popping, but joint popping and cracking is seen in many diseases and in many healthy people without joint disease.
Dr. Michael Laccheo
Dr. Michael Laccheo
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