Das Marfan-Syndrom ist eine ernste Erkrankung, die lebensgefährliche Komplikationen haben kann. Dank der Fortschritte in der medizinischen Versorgung können Patienten mit Marfan-Syndrom eine normale Lebenserwartung haben, wenn sie richtig diagnostiziert und behandelt werden.
Stretch marks on the skin (striae atrophicae) may occur in anyone, particularly as a result of rapid growth during adolescence, pregnancy or marked weight gain or loss. People with Marfan syndrome are prone to develop stretch marks, often at an early age and without weight change. The marks tend to appear in body parts subject […]
The nervous system—the brain and spinal column—are surrounded by fluid contained in a membrane called the dura, which is primarily made up of connective tissue. The enlargement of this membrane (and sometimes the presence of cysts) is referred to as dural ectasia. Dural ectasia is present in more than 60 percent of people who have […]
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