Stickler syndrome is a group of genetic disorders that affects connective tissue, specifically collagen. The condition is characterized by facial abnormalities, ocular problems, hearing loss, and joint problems.
What are the features of Stickler syndrome?
How prevalent is Stickler syndrome?
What other names do people use for Stickler syndrome?
How is Stickler syndrome diagnosed?
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This award is for $150,000 for an MD and $100,000 for a PhD, over 2 years. It is designed to support postdoctoral fellows embarking on a scientific career in biomedical research related to Marfan syndrome or any of the genetic aorta or vascular conditions that are within the Foundation’s scope of interest. Fellows up to […]
Beals syndrome is a disorder of connective tissue. The syndrome was first explained by Beals and Hecht in 1971. Features of Beals syndrome are found throughout the body, especially in large joints. While there is no information on the exact prevalence of Beals syndrome, it is estimated that the incidence (number of new cases within […]
SINDROME DI MARFAN La sindrome di Marfan causa frequentemente problemi alle ossa e alle articolazioni, che infatti sono spesso le prime caratteristiche che portano a sospettare la presenza della sindrome e a cercare una diagnosi. Queste caratteristiche (chiamate caratteristiche scheletriche) si manifestano quando le ossa crescono eccessivamente oppure i legamenti (il tessuto connettivo che tiene […]