Marfan Syndrome

Marfan Syndrome has been in the news a lot lately. Here the latest.

Health bars 7-footer from NBA

22 June 2014 | 9:49 pm Baylor center Isaiah Austin has been diagnosed with Marfan syndrome, which will end his basketball career. http://msn.foxsports.com/southwest/story/genetic-disorder-will-keep-baylor-star-out-of-nba-062214

Heart issue derails Baylor ex's unlikely NBA bid

22 June 2014 | 8:34 pm Isaiah Austin's attempt to play in the NBA despite his partial blindness has ended because of a rare genetic disorder that affects his heart. The former Baylor center, who left school early to enter this week's NBA draft, has been diagnosed with Marfan syndrome, which affects the body's connective tissue. Baylor made the announcement Sunday. According to the Mayo Clinic, complications from … http://sports.yahoo.com/news/genetic-disorder-ends-career-baylors-175331469–ncaab.html

Baylor C Austin has Marfan syndrome

22 June 2014 | 7:20 pm Baylor center Isaiah Austin, an NBA hopeful, is ending his playing career after being diagnosed with Marfan syndrome, a rare genetic disorder. http://sports.yahoo.com/news/baylor-c-austin-marfan-syndrome-192022303–ncaab.html

The Physical Lincoln (Hardcover) tagged “marfan syndrome” 4 times

17 October 2010 | 8:49 pm The Physical Lincoln The Physical Lincoln (Hardcover)By John G. Sotos Buy new: $25.4526 used and new from $18.00 Customer Rating: 4.9 Customer tags: abraham lincoln(7), genetic disorders(5), nancy lincoln(4), presidental medical disclosures(4), nancy hanks lincoln(4), marfan(4), lincoln(4), multiple endocrine neoplasia(4), mary lincoln(4), marfan syndrome(4), eddie lincoln(3), presidents(3) http://www.amazon.com/The-Physical-Lincoln-John-Sotos/dp/098181932X?tag=cclub-20

The Physical Lincoln Complete (Paperback) tagged “marfan syndrome” 4 times

17 October 2010 | 8:48 pm The Physical Lincoln Complete The Physical Lincoln Complete (Paperback)By John G. Sotos Buy new: $35.9519 used and new from $29.75 Customer Rating: 4.9 Customer tags: abraham lincoln(8), presidents(8), lincoln(7), biography(7), american history(6), civil war(5), lincoln medical history(5), mary todd lincoln(4), genetic diseases(4), marfan syndrome(4), medical differential(3), john sotos http://www.amazon.com/Physical-Lincoln-Complete-John-Sotos/dp/1440420149?tag=cclub-20

Genetic disorder ends career of Baylor's Austin | The Salt Lake Tribune

22 June 2014 | 11:09 pm Waco, Texas Baylor center Isaiah Austin has been forced to end his basketball career after being diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder. Austin was found to have Marfan syndrome, a disorder that affects the … http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58100012-77/austin-baylor-disorder-career.html.csp

Baylor Center Isaiah Austin diagnosed with career ending medical …

22 June 2014 | 9:05 pm What is Marfan Syndrome?Connective tissue is made up of proteins. The protein that plays a role in Marfan syndrome is called fibrillin-1. Marfan syndrome is caused by a defect (or mutation) in the gene that tells the body how … http://slumz.boxden.com/f16/baylor-center-isaiah-austin-diagnosed-with-career-ending-medical-condition-5-days-before-nba-draft-2088395/

Isaiah Austin Diagnosed With Marfan Syndrome, Won't Play In NBA

22 June 2014 | 5:45 pm Isaiah Austin left Baylor to declare for this year's NBA Draft, but his basketball career will sadly end there. The center was diagnosed with a genetic disorder that won't allow him to continue playing basketball. http://deadspin.com/isaiah-austin-diagnosed-with-marfan-syndrome-wont-play-1594499859

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