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Marfan syndrome

Marfan syndrome is a disorder of the body's connective tissues. Children usually inherit it from one of their parents.
Symptoms of Marfan syndrome
Marfan syndrome can affect many parts of the body, including the skeleton, eyes and cardiovascular system (heart and blood vessels).
Causes of Marfan syndrome
Marfan syndrome is a connective tissue disorder that is usually inherited from one of your parents.
Diagnosing Marfan syndrome
Marfan syndrome can be difficult to diagnose because the signs and symptoms can vary from person to person.
Treating Marfan syndrome
There is currently no cure for Marfan syndrome. Treatment focuses on managing the symptoms and reducing the risk of complications.