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 […]
Many people with Marfan syndrome and some related disorders have narrow jaws and high-arched palates, which can create dental and orthodontic problems. In addition, people with mitral valve prolapse and artificial heart valves are at risk for endocarditis (infection of the heart and heart valves) when they have dental work, and should follow recommendations for […]
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