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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Symptoms Marfan Syndrome LOGO HERE 3 out of 4 people that have Marfan Syndrome inherit it History What does it do? Inherited It effects the body's connective tissue. The connective tissue holds together all the body's cells, organs, and tissue. The connective tissue is important to the body's growth and development. Joints are loose and flexible Have severe nearsightednessOr other vision problems May have abnormal curve to spine Or a different shape to their chest Tall and thin body typeLong arms, legs, and fingers About 1 in 5,000 peopleget Marfan Syndrome. It effects men, women, and all ethnic backgrounds the same way. The disorder is named after Antoine Marfan. He was a French doctor that discovered Marfan Syndrome in 1896. .02% Surgery might be needed but it depends. It depends on what area the disorder effects.In general you need to take medications, limit physical activity, and have routine doctor appointments. If you are treated early enough and the right way you can livethe life expectancy of a normal person. Treatment Testing A complete physical examEchocardiogram- looks at the heart An eye examination Compile a detailed medical family history Abraham Lincoln had Marfan Syndrome Pulling a tooth from some one with Marfan Syndrome can kill them Facts Gene FBN1 geneChromosome number 15Autosomal dominant gene By: Louie Adams "How is Marfan Syndrome Treated?" NIH. NIH, n.d. Web. 5 Mar. 2015. "Marfan Syndrome." KIds Health. Nemours, n.d. Web. 5 Mar. 2015. "What is Marfan Syndrome?" The Marfan Foundation. Marfan Foundation, n.d. Web. 5 Mar. 2015.
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