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  1. Genetics Home Reference: Marfan syndrome From the National Institutes of Health (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... Health Professionals What glossary definitions help with understanding Marfan syndrome? aneurysm ; aorta ; aortic dissection ; arachnodactyly ; autosomal ; autosomal dominant ; cataract ; cell ; connective tissue ; ectasia ; ...
  2. Marfan Syndrome (National Library of Medicine)  
    Marfan syndrome is a disorder that affects connective tissue. Connective tissues are proteins that support skin, bones, blood vessels, and other organs. One ...
  3. ... those of people with a genetic condition called Marfan syndrome. For example, they may have long, slender fingers (arachnodactyly), unusually long limbs, a sunken chest (pectus excavatum) ...
  4. People with Marfan syndrome are usually tall with long, thin arms and legs and spider-like fingers -- called arachnodactyly. When they stretch out their arms, the length of their arms is greater than their height. Other symptoms ...
  5. Homocystinuria Marfan syndrome Other rare genetic disorders Note: Having long, slender fingers may be normal.
  6. ... affected. Homocystinuria has several features in common with Marfan syndrome . Unlike Marfan syndrome, in which the joints tend to be "loose," ...
  7. Connective Tissue Disorders (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... as scars. Others, such as Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, Marfan syndrome, and osteogenesis imperfecta, are genetic. Still others, like ...