marfanoid

mar·fan·oid

(mar'fan-oyd),
A term used of those whose phenotype bears a superficial resemblence to that of Marfan syndrome.

marfanoid

/mar·fan·oid/ (mahr´fan-oid) having the characteristic symptoms of Marfan syndrome.

marfanoid

adjective Referring to a condition or trait that resembles Marfan syndrome.

mar·fan·oid

(mahr'fă-noyd)
A term used of those whose phenotype bears a superficial resemblance to that of Marfan syndrome.

mar·fan·oid

(mahr'fă-noyd)
A term used to describe those whose phenotype bears a superficial resemblence to that of Marfan syndrome.
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Identification of FBN1 gene mutations in patients with ectopia lentis and marfanoid habitus.
In addition to a greatly increased risk of thromboembolic events, clinical signs and symptoms include mental retardation, psychiatric disorders, ectopia lentis, and skeletal abnormalities such as osteoporosis and marfanoid stature (3).
Physical examination was only significant for the patient's Marfanoid habitus.
Joint hypermobility syndrome is a genetically determined disorder of matrix proteins that is characterized by articular hyperextension, skin changes, marfanoid body habitus, and other manifestations such as hernias and varicose veins.
MEN2B is associated with MTC, pheochromocytomas, ganglioneuromas, and a marfanoid habitus with an earlier age of onset than MEN2A.
We found (Table 1) two patients with primary CBS deficiency: a 12-year-old girl with marfanoid phenotype and cataracts and a 6-month-old male with fatal hemorrhagic infarct.
Hastaligin kliniginde marfanoid gorunum, mental reterdasyon, nobetler, goz anomalileri, vaskuler tromboz ve iskemi siklikla gorulur (10).
Marfan syndrome was suspected owing to the marfanoid features of Akhenaten and his family in statues.
Unusual complications in siblings with marfanoid Phenotype.
Hyperactivity and autistic retardation were reported with Lujan-Fryns syndrome, which is an X-linked mental retardation syndrome progressing with characteristics such as marfanoid habitus, joint laxity, pectus excavatum, and kyphosis.
In addition to joint hypermobility, key diagnostic features include such skin changes as increased stretchiness, paper-thin scars, striae atrophicae, and features of a marfanoid habitus.
If treatment is started early, complications and Marfanoid features can be ameliorated or even prevented.