Marfan Syndrome and Pregnancy-A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Authors

  • Özgür Özyüncü Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Maternal Fetal Medicine and Perinatology, Ankara
  • Sertaç Esin Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Maternal Fetal Medicine and Perinatology, Ankara
  • Adam Gyimadu Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Maternal Fetal Medicine and Perinatology, Ankara

Keywords:

Marfan Syndrome, Pregnancy, Follow-up

Abstract

Marfan syndrome is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by abnormalities of skeletal, cardiovascular and ocular systems. Pregnant women may suffer from hemodynamic stress resulting from increased cardiac output and structural changes in the aortic wall leading dilatation and dissection of the aorta. It is usually advised to avoid pregnancy to women with Marfan Syndrome however with advances in medicine, successful pregnancies with Marfan Syndrome are reported. Therefore, the aim of this
study is to review the literature over a case with a successful management during pregnancy.

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Published

2010-12-11

How to Cite

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Özyüncü Özgür, Esin S, Gyimadu A. Marfan Syndrome and Pregnancy-A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Gynecol Obstet Reprod Med [Internet]. 2010Dec.11 [cited 2022Jul.5];16(3):186-9. Available from: https://gorm.com.tr/index.php/GORM/article/view/369

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