"Marfan Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
An autosomal dominant disorder of CONNECTIVE TISSUE with abnormal features in the heart, the eye, and the skeleton. Cardiovascular manifestations include MITRAL VALVE PROLAPSE, dilation of the AORTA, and aortic dissection. Other features include lens displacement (ectopia lentis), disproportioned long limbs and enlarged DURA MATER (dural ectasia). Marfan syndrome is associated with mutations in the gene encoding fibrillin, a major element of extracellular microfibrils of connective tissue.
- Marfan Syndrome
- Syndrome, Marfan
- Marfan Syndrome, Type I
- Marfan's Syndrome
- Marfans Syndrome
- Syndrome, Marfan's
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Marfan Syndrome".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Marfan Syndrome".
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