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Living With Marfan Syndrome - Marfan Syndrome Prognosis
This page contains links to eMedTV Genetics Articles containing information on subjects from Living With Marfan Syndrome to Marfan Syndrome Prognosis. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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- Living With Marfan Syndrome
As this eMedTV page explains, Marfan syndrome can definitely add stress to your life, but with appropriate medical care, accurate information, and social support, life can be made easier. This article provides an overview of coping with Marfan syndrome.
- Marfan -- The Disease
This eMedTV article discusses Marfan syndrome, a disease in which the body's connective tissues are defective. This Web page talks about possible symptoms of Marfan syndrome, treatment options for the condition, and more.
- Marfan Sydrome
Marfan syndrome is an inheritable condition that affects the body's connective tissues. This eMedTV article provides a brief overview of this condition. Marfan sydrome is a common misspelling of Marfan syndrome.
- Marfan Syndrome
Marfan syndrome is an inheritable condition that affects the body's connective tissues. This eMedTV segment provides more information about this syndrome, including its causes, symptoms, treatment options, and prognosis.
- Marfan Syndrome and the Skeletal System
Arms, legs, fingers, and toes may be disproportionately long in people with Marfan syndrome. This eMedTV article provides more information on these characteristics and describes the link between Marfan syndrome and the skeletal system.
- Marfan Syndrome Diagnosis
As this eMedTV article explains, a doctor will diagnose Marfan syndrome based on the patient's medical history, physical exam, and test results. This part of the Web site talks about the specific criteria used for diagnosing this condition.
- Marfan Syndrome Prognosis
With an early diagnosis and appropriate treatment, the Marfan syndrome prognosis is good. This portion of the eMedTV site describes the Marfan syndrome prognosis in detail and describes the effects of current research on Marfan syndrome.