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Cardiovascular complications are the main cause of mortality in patients with Marfan Syndrome (Franken et al 2012; Pyeritz & Loeys 2012).
About 50% of patients with Marfan syndrome are first diagnosed by an ophthalmologist.
Dietz, "Marfan syndrome. 2001 Apr 18 [Updated 2017 Oct 12]," in Gene Reviews[R] [Internet], M.
Loeys, "Marfan syndrome and related disorders: 25 years of gene discovery," Human Mutation, vol.
Aortic aneurysm is the main complication of Marfan syndrome. Dilation of the aorta root and its descending portion (60-100%), with secondary aortic insufficiency, increases risk of acute aortic dissection and death.
Pyeritz, "Recent progress in understanding the natural and clinical histories of the Marfan syndrome," Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine, vol.
Tripon et al., "Pulmonary involvement in patients with Marfan syndrome," Panminerva Medica, vol.
Fuchs, "Marfan syndrome and other systemic disorders with congenital ectopia lentis.
When Dr Kandilio was asked if he would have done anything differently had he suspected Marfan Syndrome he said: "I would have a put in a request for an immediate chest CT scan."
In this report, Marfan syndrome with tall stature and transverse striae of the back was presented.
13.6% patients had Marfan syndrome, 15.3% patients underwent concomitant Mitral Valve replacement.
Marfan syndrome is an autosomal dominant disorder of connective tissue primarily characterized with anomalies affecting the musculoskeletal system, the cardiovascular system and the eyes (1, 2).