Shprintzen-Goldberg Syndrome is a condition that affects many parts of the body. People who have this syndrome have a combination of unique facial features and skeletal and neurological abnormalities. Shprintzen-Goldberg syndrome is caused by genetic changes (mutations) in a gene that contributes to the formation of connective tissue. How prevalent is Shprintzen-Goldberg syndrome? What are […]
La sindrome di Marfan è una malattia grave e alcune complicazioni sono potenzialmente letali. Grazie ai progressi dell’assistenza medica, le persone affette da sindrome di Marfan possono avere una durata di vita normale se la malattia viene diagnosticata e trattata in modo appropriato.
MASS Phenotype is a connective tissue disorder that is similar to Marfan syndrome in that people with the condition have the similar Mitral valve, Aorta, Skin, and Skeletal features. People with MASS phenotype do not have lens dislocation, but rather myopia (nearsightedness), and do not show progressive and dangerous aortic root enlargement, hallmark features of Marfan syndrome. What other […]
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