This book was created to help readers understand the basics of Marfan syndrome diagnosis and treatment, as well to provide guidance on the lifestyle and practical issues commonly encountered by people with Marfan syndrome or a related disorder. Perhaps you have recently been diagnosed with Marfan syndrome—what should you expect? Or your child’s pediatrician has suggested he or she be evaluated for Marfan syndrome—what does that entail? Or maybe your new spouse has Marfan syndrome and you want to have children—what are the risks and can you do anything to minimize them? This book aims to address these and many other questions.
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome hypermobility type is one of six different types of Ehlers-Danlos syndromes, and it is the most common. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome hypermobility type is a connective tissue disorder that predominantly affects the skeletal system. It is characterized by loose joints, often associated with chronic (long-term) joint pain. What other names do people use for Ehlers-Danlos […]
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Encuentre un doctor que esté familiarizado con el síndrome de Marfan. El síndrome de Marfan es raro y no todos los doctores lo conocen. Necesita buscar un doctor que conozca el el Sindrome de Marfan y que sepa ver la diferencia entre el Sindrome de Marfan y otros trastornos médicos que aparentan ser iguales.
Know the signs.
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Join us in the fight for victory over Marfan syndrome and related conditions and help us create a brighter future for everyone living with these conditions.