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July 29, 2014

What Parents and Young Athletes Need to Know About Marfan Syndrome

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Marfan syndrome is a diagnosis easy to miss unless one deliberately considers it and pays a great attention to detail. If your young son or daughter is playing basketball or volleyball and you are hearing the comments above, please take him or her to a physician for the appropriate tests -- at the very least to rule the condition out and have some peace of mind.

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