Marfan syndrome is an inherited disorder that affects connective tissues the fibers that support and
anchor your organ and other structure in your body. the syndrome most commonly affects the heart,
eyes, blood cc, and skeleton.
People with the syndrome are usually tall and thin with unusually long arms, legs, fingers, and toes.
The damages caused by Marfan syndrome can be mild to severe. If your aorta the larger blood vessels
that carry blood from your heart to the rest of your body is affected the condition can become life-threatening.
Marfan Syndrome Treatment
Treatment usually includes medication to keep your blood pressure low to reduce the strain on your
aorta. There is no cure for the syndrome. Instead, doctors focus on treatment relief symptoms and prevent additional problems or complications.
Treatment depends on the area of the body affected by the syndrome and may include medication, other treatments,s, and surgery.
This is a genetic condition that affects connective tissues which provide support for the body and
Marfan Syndrome Genetics
Most people syndrome inherit abnormal genes from the parent who has the disorder. Each child of an affected parent has a 50 -50 chance of inheriting the defective genes.