TITLE

The Marfanoid Hypermobility Syndrome

AUTHOR(S)
Walker, Bryan A.; Beighton, Peter; Murdoch, J. Lamont
PUB. DATE
August 1969
SOURCE
Annals of Internal Medicine;Aug69, Vol. 71 Issue 2, p349
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on a patient who had the marfanoid habitus but no evidence of involvement of the aorta or dislocation of the lenses. Clinical features of the condition; Suggestion about the marfanoid hypermobility.
ACCESSION #
6972281

 

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