Published Online: 27 JAN 2006
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Robinson, P. N. 2006. Marfan Syndrome. eLS. .
- Published Online: 27 JAN 2006
Marfan syndrome is a common autosomal dominant hereditary disorder of connective tissue with prominent manifestations in the eye, skeleton and cardiovascular system. Mutations in the gene for fibrillin-1 (FBN1) can cause Marfan syndrome.
- Marfan syndrome;
- connective tissue;
- aortic dissection