Marfan syndrome

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What is the outlook for an individual with Marfan syndrome?

Proper medical management, especially of the heart, is essential for individuals with Marfan syndrome. If the heart is well-managed, the life expectancy of someone with Marfan syndrome is similar to that of the general population.

SOURCE: Emory University - Department of Human Genetics in collaboration with ThinkGenetic • • DATE UPDATED: 2016-06-13

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