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Marfan syndrome is a connective tissue disorder that can affect the heart, blood vessels, lungs, eyes, bones and ligaments. In Marfan syndrome, the protein necessary for strengthening the connective tissue, fibrillin 1, does not work properly, affecting the growth and development of the body.
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Open trials refer to studies currently recruiting participants or that may recruit participants in the near future. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but similar studies may open in the future.
Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.