MARFAN'S SYNDROME

is an autosomal dominant disorder which results in a- curvature of the spine, protruding breastbone, loose joints and even the dislocation of the lens of the eye as a result of the connective tissue in the body degrading in some cases.

MARFAN'S SYNDROME: "The curvature of the spine in Marfan's syndrome can lead to serious motor defects and problems in later life."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MARFAN'S SYNDROME," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/marfans-syndrome/ (accessed August 16, 2019).
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