Cutis laxa-Marfanoid syndrome

What is Cutis laxa-Marfanoid syndrome?

A rare, genetic, developmental defect with connective tissue involvement syndrome characterized by neonatal cutis laxa, marfanoid habitus with arachnodactyly, pulmonary emphysema, cardiac anomalies, and diaphragmatic hernia. Mild contractures of the elbows, hips, and knees, with bilateral hip dislocation may also be associated. There have been no further descriptions in the literature since 1991.


  • Worldwide: <1 in 1,000 000

Age of Onset

  • Infancy
  • Neonatal
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