Marfan Syndrome

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What are the syyyyyymptoms?

  • Tall and slender build
  • Disproportionately long arms, legs, fingers and toes
  • A breastbone that protrudes outward or dips inward
  • A high, arched palate and crowded teeth
  • Heart murmurs
  • Extreme nearsightedness
  • An abnormally curved spine
  • Flat feet
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Well, what can you do about it?

It cannot be cured but the following prevent further damage


-People should be checked yearly for skeletal issues, so if its detected, an orthopedic brace can be applied to limit damage and disfigurement


-People should be checked for eye related problems regarding Marfan syndromes, so they know whether to take appropriate surgery or optical lenses


-People should have regular checkups to make sure they have regular heartbeat, and have immediate access to the hospital if they experience chest, back, or abdominal pain

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How is it passed dowwwwn?

It's an autosomal dominant hereditary disease
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People with Marfan Syndrome:

Olympic athlete, Michael Phelps was suspected of having it


So is, Abraham Lincoln, ex president (of the being-alive club)

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