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Which are the causes of Marfan Syndrome?

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Marfan Syndrome causes
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A fault in the cells

Posted Feb 27, 2017 by Griet 1000
A Rare mutation in your DNA.

Posted Oct 16, 2017 by Henrik 1600
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The connective tissue is composed of many types of proteins. One of these proteins is the “fibril”. Marfan syndrome is caused by a defect in the gene that produces the fibril, on chromosome 15.

Posted Apr 15, 2017 by Carola 1360
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Alteration of a gene
Fibrillin affects the connective tissue

Posted Oct 5, 2017 by Helena 2550

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Hi, my name is amber and I have Marfan Syndrome. I was diagnosed when I was 5yrs old. My father had it and he had passed away from it. It was been a adventure dealing with this my whole life but I have met some great people along in my journey.
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My story may be quite different than most.  I was adopted when I was 4 months old.  Growing up, I didn't gain weight, had pain with my feet and legs, and started wearing glasses at age 8.  My adoptive parents took me to doctors all my life.  The ...

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Hello everybody,  my son suffers marfan syndrome. At the moment he only wears glasses, but we contemplate the possibility of surgery... after the operation, the eyes syntomps can get worse?  thanks for the advice

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