Clinical manifestations of MFS in other organ systems were critically evaluated for their specificity and diagnostic utility based on expert opinion and the available literature. Several of the “minor” criteria from the old Ghent nosology were eliminated, but the most selective systemic features were included in the “systemic score”.
Overview of Cardiac Management in Marfan Syndrome Aortic dissection is the major cause of premature morbidity and mortality in Marfan syndrome. Aortic root aneurysm or dissection and ectopia lentis are cardinal features of Marfan syndrome based on the 2010 Gent nosology. For the full diagnostic criteria, please visit MarfanDX.org. Cardiac features that may be seen […]
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