MARFAN’S SYNDROME: ANTHROPOMETRIC PARAMETERS, THEIR IMPORTANCE IN DIAGNOSIS
Summary. The article presents the anthropometric figures of 44 patients with Marfan’s syndrome (MFS): 27 men, 17 women, aged 18 to 70 years. That the average length of patient MFS was 183.1±9.0 cm, arm span 190,1±9,8 cm, the size of brushes 22.3±2.7 cm, foot size 28.4±2.9 cm, length index finger 10.3±1.3 cm, much higher than the average person. An allocation of patients with major and minor diagnostic criteria are given. All these parameters are important indicators for determining dolihostenomeliа — elongation and thinning of the extremities and of importance in establishing the diagnosis MFS.
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