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How can you tell if you have Marfan syndrome?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Having the features

Features suggestive of marfan syndrome include: above-average height, long arms, long fingers, flat feet, high-arched palate, narrow face, crowded teeth, small lower jaw, pectus carinatum (pigeon chest), pectus excavatum (sunken chest), hunchback (hunchback), scoliosis (crooked back), hypermobile/hyperflexible joints, etc.
.. A person with several of these features can see a doctor for evaluation.

In brief: Having the features

Features suggestive of marfan syndrome include: above-average height, long arms, long fingers, flat feet, high-arched palate, narrow face, crowded teeth, small lower jaw, pectus carinatum (pigeon chest), pectus excavatum (sunken chest), hunchback (hunchback), scoliosis (crooked back), hypermobile/hyperflexible joints, etc.
.. A person with several of these features can see a doctor for evaluation.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Paul Rosen
Pediatric Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Marfan

The syndrome consists of a collection of symptoms which include tall stature, long fingers, hyperflexible joints, and stretchy skin, along with other features.
You would want a check up by your doctor or perhaps a geneticist for further evaluation.

In brief: Marfan

The syndrome consists of a collection of symptoms which include tall stature, long fingers, hyperflexible joints, and stretchy skin, along with other features.
You would want a check up by your doctor or perhaps a geneticist for further evaluation.
Dr. Paul Rosen
Dr. Paul Rosen
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