Marfanoid Habitus, dysmorphic features, and web neck

Gary Lee, C.J. Wilson, I.M. Winship, A.G. Veale

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Abstract

Bilateral pneumothoraces and aortic dilatation developed in a 25-year-old white man with marfanoid habitus, dysmorphic features, web neck, and intellectual impairment. He had physical features suggestive of Shprintzen-Goldberg syndrome. We review the common characteristics of Marfan and Shprintzen-Goldberg syndromes and compare them with our case. Physicians should beware of potential cardiovascular abnormalities in patients with marfanoid habitus and dysmorphic features.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1197-1200
JournalSouthern Medical Journal
Volume93
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2000

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