Health supervision for children with Marfan syndrome

Pediatrics. 2013 Oct;132(4):e1059-72. doi: 10.1542/peds.2013-2063. Epub 2013 Sep 30.


Marfan syndrome is a systemic, heritable connective tissue disorder that affects many different organ systems and is best managed by using a multidisciplinary approach. The guidance in this report is designed to assist the pediatrician in recognizing the features of Marfan syndrome as well as caring for the individual with this disorder.

Keywords: Marfan syndrome.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Disease Management
  • Humans
  • Marfan Syndrome / diagnosis*
  • Marfan Syndrome / genetics
  • Marfan Syndrome / therapy*
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic / standards*