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568 Possible Causes for Marfan Syndrome, Marfanoid Habitus

  • Homocystinuria

    Our conclusion is that in comparison with up to date most convincing theory, that he was suffering of Marfan syndrome, our theory equally well explains his physical appearance[] habitus, osteoporosis, attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder.[] Early signs of myopia and lens abnormalities cannot be ignored. [8] Bony abnormalities and body habitus can be confused with Marfan syndrome; however, Marfan syndrome follows[]

  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2B

    syndrome and multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2B.[] habitus is reported.[] Dural ectasia can be seen in anchylosing spondylitis, achondroplasia, Loeys-Dietz syndrome and in the vascular form of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome besides Marfan syndrome.[]

  • Scoliosis

    Halogravity traction can be a useful tool in the preoperative treatment of scoliosis in patients with Marfan syndrome if applied for 3 weeks.[] […] body habitus and LENKE IA type scoliosis with the right thoracic curve of 48 of Cobb angle was admitted for posterior spinal fusion from Th6 to L2.[] Neuromuscular scoliosis may be a result of other preexisting neuromuscular diseases such as Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, Marfan syndrome, neurofibromatosis, etc.[]

  • Marfan Syndrome

    Marfan syndrome becomes more obvious as changes occur in connective tissue.[] On physical examination he presented with marfanoid habitus. Pneumothorax was managed conservatively with resolution.[] The emergence of additional clinical signs (marfanoid habitus, severe myopia and dilatation of the aortic bulb) lead to consider the diagnosis of the progeroid variant of[]

  • Pneumothorax

    Also systemic connective tissue diseases such as rheumatic diseases and genetic syndroms like Marfan's syndrome can present with pneumothorax. idiopathic: often in young,[] Causes of pneumothorax Primary spontaneous pneumothorax occurs more often in smokers and patients with Marfanoid habitus.[] Asthma, pneumonia with lung abscess, Marfan syndrome, esophageal rupture, and metastatic cancer can also be associated with secondary pneumothorax.[]

  • Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

    The objective of this article is to attract the attention of clinical physicians to the rare but extremely relevant clinical pathology of mesenchymal dysplasias (Marfan syndrome[] habitus.[] Systemic multiple aneurysms are rare and usually associated with collagen tissue disease, such as Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) or Marfan syndrome.[]

  • Radio-Renal Syndrome

    Marfan syndrome is a degenerative genetic disease for which there is no permanent cure.[] habitus Microcephaly, hiatal hernia and nephrotic syndrome Microphthalmia syndromic, type 6 Minicore myopathy with external ophthalmoplegia Minicore myopathy, antenatal onset[] His head appears to be elongated and his face narrow … It’s certainly conceivable that he has the Marfan syndrome and could be evaluated for it.”[]

  • Hypermobility Syndrome

    Marfan syndrome Marfan syndrome (MFS) is an autosomal dominant connective tissue disease.[] The Marfanoid habitus is one of the minor sign of the Brighton Criteria for the diagnosis of JHS and it can be seen both in JHS and in Marfan syndrome.[] A marfanoid habitus and hyperextensible skin are seen with hypermobility syndrome.[]

  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy

    The patient did not have any mutations in the FBN1 or FBN2 genes, which are most commonly associated with Marfan syndrome and CCA, respectively.[] Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 7, 2 Nemaline myopathy 4, 5 Tropomyosin Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 3 Nemaline myopathy 1 Titin Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 9 Other Fibrillin Marfan[] Task Force 4: HCM and other cardiomyopathies, mitral valve prolapse, myocarditis, and Marfan syndrome. J Am Coll Cardiol . 2005 ; 45 :1340–1345.[]

  • Weight Lifting

    Marfan syndrome primarily involves the musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, and ocular systems.[] His other two brothers had Marfanoid habitus without findings of systemic involvement.[] Screening of other family members showed Marfan syndrome in his sister and in one of his nephews.[]

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