An Summary of the Rare Hereditary Disorder Marfan SyndromeAn Summary of the Rare Hereditary Disorder Marfan Syndrome

An Summary of the Rare Hereditary Disorder Marfan Syndrome

Marfan syndrome is a exceptional hereditary disorder of connective cells,

which causes connective cells to be weaker than normal. Connective tissue

is the most abundant tissue in your body. It supports and defends various

other tissues, is a vital element of all organs within the body, and provides

strength and elasticity to arteries. Therefore, a problem of

connective tissue can cause many different abnormal conditions. For people

with the Marfan syndrome, weak connective cells causes problems of the

skin, muscles, ligaments, heart, eyes, arteries, and bones. It is

estimated that about one in 10,000 persons gets the Marfan syndrome. This

means it affects over 20,000 persons in the usa alone. Early

diagnosis and treatment allows most people to live relatively ordinary,

fulfilling lives, and may prevent much more serious problems.

The most serious problems linked to the Marfan syndrome

involve the cardiovascular system. Both leaflets of the mitral valve may

billow backwards when the heart agreements (mitral valve prolapse). This can

lead to leakage of the

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