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BONES AND JOINTS IN MARFAN SYNDROME

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Marfan syndrome often causes problems in the bones and joints—in fact, these are often the features that first lead a person to suspect Marfan syndrome and seek a diagnosis.These features (called skeletal features) happen when bones grow extra-long or ligaments (connective tissue that holds joints together) become stretchy—like loose rubber bands.

  • What are the common types of bone and joint problems in people with Marfan syndrome?

  • How are the common types of bone and joint problems treated in people with Marfan syndrome?

  • How is treating Scoliosis different in Marfan syndrome?

Find these answers and more in the "Bones and Joints in Marfan syndrome" download.