Subsequently, several anomalies were evidenced: narrow palate, pectus excavatum, recurrent hernias, arachnodactyly, general marfanoid
physical aspect, and joint laxity with a high degree of elbow extension, besides cardiac and ocular anomalies.
A 28-year-old man with marfanoid
habitus was admitted to our ICU with GBS.
features were noticed as moderate thoracic kyphoscoliosis, moderate hypermobility of all joints and skin hyperextensibility, positive thumb and wrist signs.
Children with Shprintzen Goldberg Syndrome are often said to have a marfanoid
habitus, because their bodies resemble those of people with a genetic condition called Marfan syndrome.
Another predisposing syndrome is multiple endocrine neoplasia type IIb, in which patients develop GI neurofibromatosis, medullary thyroid carcinoma, and pheochromocytoma and present a marfanoid
On physical examination, we detected no typical characteristics of marfanoid
appearance or connective-tissue disease and no audible heart murmur.
Lujan-Fryns syndrome (mental retardation, X-linked, marfanoid
body habitus and peculiar facies with everted eyelids, flat nasal bridge, and enlarged nodular lips are characteristic.
Hastaligin kliniginde marfanoid
gorunum, mental reterdasyon, nobetler, goz anomalileri, vaskuler tromboz ve iskemi siklikla gorulur (10).
The Steinberg test for arachnodactyly, in which the thumb is adducted across the palm, was considered a possible indication of marfanoid
habitus, if the thumb projected beyond the ulnar boarder of the hand.
Marfan syndrome was suspected owing to the marfanoid
features of Akhenaten and his family in statues.
Unusual complications in siblings with marfanoid