Pediatric Board Review Pictorial Quiz
This Pediatric Board Review Picture Quiz features Marfan syndrome !
1) Long narrow face !
2) Myopic (tipoff is the patient is wearing glasses)
3) In Marfan Syndrome you get ANTERIOR lens dislocation
With Homocystinuria you get POSTERIOR lens dislocation ( Read the Question Carefully)
4) Arms and legs unusually long and disproportionate to torso
6) Scoliosis greater than 20 degrees and flat feet
7 ) Look for a description of Wrist Sign and Thumb sign as noted in the table above
BONUS for History Buffs : It is widely believed that Abraham Lincoln had Marfan Syndrome and you can use an image of our 16th President to help remember the important features.