marfanoid habitus

marfanoid habitus

A leptosomic body type which is tall and thin with long hands; marfanoid features may be familial in nature or pathological, as occurs in homocystinuria and MEN type IIb, mimicking some of the changes of Marfan syndrome but not accompanied by luxation of lens, funnel chest or dissecting aneurysm of aorta.

marfanoid habitus

A leptosomic body type that is tall and thin with long hands; marfanoid features may be familial in nature or pathological as occurs in homocystinuria and MEN type IIb, mimicking some of the changes of Marfan syndrome, but not accompanied by luxation of lens, funnel chest, dissecting aneurysm of aorta
References in periodicals archive ?
A 28-year-old man with marfanoid habitus was admitted to our ICU with GBS.
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.
For example, 1 had a marfanoid habitus (12) and another had medullary thyroid carcinoma (7).
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.
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.
Because the Marfanoid habitus may be present in patients with Marfan syndrome and those with cystathionine [beta]-synthase deficiency, diagnostic mistakes continue in the medical community.
Mental retardation, X-linked, with marfanoid habitus, http://www.
Indeed, many persons with a marfanoid habitus have the less severe MVP (mitral valve prolapse) (3) or MASS (mitral valve, aortic root dilation, skeletal, skin) syndromes.