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Can a 16-year-old with severe untreated marfan's die from exercising too much?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
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In brief: Maybe
A severe, untreated marfan syndrome patient doing continuous, vigorous exercise can put a lot of stress on his heart, heart valves, aorta, etc.
.. The increased pumping demands could lead to failure of a valve, heart failure, rupture of his aorta, etc...

In brief: Maybe
A severe, untreated marfan syndrome patient doing continuous, vigorous exercise can put a lot of stress on his heart, heart valves, aorta, etc.
.. The increased pumping demands could lead to failure of a valve, heart failure, rupture of his aorta, etc...
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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In brief: Marfans
There have been a number of deaths associated with marfans over the years.
Seek out cardiologist for opinion.

In brief: Marfans
There have been a number of deaths associated with marfans over the years.
Seek out cardiologist for opinion.
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