Marfan syndrome often causes problems in the bones and joints—in fact, these are often the features that first lead a person to suspect Marfan syndrome and seek a diagnosis.These features (called skeletal features) happen when bones grow extra-long or ligaments (connective tissue that holds joints together) become stretchy—like loose rubber bands.
- What are the common types of bone and joint problems in people with Marfan syndrome?
- How are the common types of bone and joint problems treated in people with Marfan syndrome?
- How is treating Scoliosis different in Marfan syndrome?
Find these answers and more in the “Bones and Joints in Marfan syndrome” download.