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Guilherme C. Brech ; Paulo A. T. Peres ; Cássia C. Mendes ; Gerson Cipriano Júnior ; Antônio C. C. Carvalho ;Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia 2011, 15 4

Author: Graziella F. B. Cipriano

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Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia ISSN: 1413-3555 rbfisio@ufscar.br Associação Brasileira de Pesquisa e PósGraduação em Fisioterapia Brasil Cipriano, Graziella F.
B.; Brech, Guilherme C.; Peres, Paulo A.
T.; Mendes, Cássia C.; Cipriano Júnior, Gerson; Carvalho, Antônio C.
C. Anthropometric and musculoskeletal assessment of patients with Marfan syndrome Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia, vol.
15, núm.
4, julio-agosto, 2011, pp.
291-296 Associação Brasileira de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação em Fisioterapia São Carlos, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=235019924004 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative ISSN 1413-3555 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Rev Bras Fisioter, São Carlos, v.
15, n.
4, p.
291-6, July-Aug.
2011 © Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia Anthropometric and musculoskeletal assessment of patients with Marfan syndrome Avaliação antropométrica e musculoesquelética de pacientes com síndrome de Marfan* Graziella F.
B.
Cipriano1, Guilherme C.
Brech2, Paulo A.
T.
Peres1, Cássia C.
Mendes1, Gerson Cipriano Júnior3, Antônio C.
C.
Carvalho1 Abstract Background: Marfan syndrome (MS) is an autosomic dominant condition of the connective tissue that involves the ocular, cardiovascular and musculoskeletal systems.
MS is caused by mutations in the fibrillin-1 gene, leading to joint ligaments flaccidity, joint hypermobility and an overgrowth of the long bones.
Objectives: The aim of the present study was to assess anthropometry, musculoskeletal alterations and the prevalence of physical therapy treatments among patients with MS.
Methods: Twenty-six patients were included in this study [17 females (age: 13.23±2.77 years; body mass 51.5±24-68 Kg; height 1.70±1.40-1.81 m; arm span: 1.73±...





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