Marfan Syndrome with Systemic Lupus erythematosus

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One of the autosomal dominant tissue disorders is Marfan syndrome that affects different organ systems. Mainly,Marfan syndrome causing abnormalities in the heart, blood vessels, eyes, bones, and joints. Most Often, features ofMarfan syndrome are vision problems, defects in the large blood vessel-like aorta, tall and very thin, have longfingers and toes (arachnodactyly), and have an arm span exceeding the height of their body. Moreover, Othercommon features include a long and narrow face, crowded teeth, and scoliosis, or kyphosis.We presented a thirty-three years old female known case of Systemic Lupus erythematosus (SLE) and hadMarfan syndrome, presented to the emergency department with complaints of headache and fever for two days. Thepatient denied any complaining of vomiting, blurred vision, dizziness.Keywords: Marfan Syndrome, autosomal, subdural subacute o

Original languageEnglish
Article number4(5)
Pages (from-to)172-175
JournalJournal of Integrative Nursing
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2020

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