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Accommodation Ideas for Marfan Syndrome

Marfan syndrome is a genetic disorder of the connective tissue that can affect the skeleton, lungs, eyes, heart, and blood vessels. The condition affects both men and women of any race or ethnic group. It is estimated that at least 200,000 people in the United States have Marfan syndrome or a related connective tissue disorder.

Characteristics of the disorder vary greatly, but the most common problems associated with Marfan syndrome include heart problems, scoliosis, and near-sightedness. There is no cure for the disorder yet, but careful medical management can greatly improve the prognosis and lengthen the life span.

Accommodation ideas for individuals with Marfan syndrome:

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