Other Names for this Disease
- Contractural arachnodactyly
- Marfan syndrome type 1
Your QuestionWhat are the symptoms of MASS syndrome? Is MASS syndrome related to Marfan syndrome?
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Genetics clinics are a source of information for individuals and families regarding genetic conditions, treatment, inheritance, and genetic risks to other family members. More information about genetic consultations is available from Genetics Home Reference. To find a genetics clinic, we recommend that you contact your primary healthcare provider for a referral.
The following online resources can help you find a genetics professional in your community:
- The National Society of Genetic Counselors provides a searchable directory of US and international genetic counseling services.
- The American College of Medical Genetics has a searchable database of US genetics clinics.
- The University of Kansas Medical Center provides a list of US and international genetic centers, clinics, and departments.
- The American Society of Human Genetics maintains a database of its members, which includes individuals who live outside of the United States. Visit the link to obtain a list of the geneticists in your country, some of whom may be researchers that do not provide medical care.
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- MASS syndrome. Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man. 1999; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/dispomim.cgi?id=604308. Accessed 2/27/2008.
- Related disorders: Skeletal features/MASS phenotype. The National Marfan Foundation. http://www.marfan.org/marfan/2345/MASS-Phenotype/. Accessed 2/27/2008.
- Schrivjer I, Alcorn D, Francke U. Management of Genetic Syndromes, 2nd ed. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Liss, Inc; 2005;