Marfan syndrome, Marfan's syndrome, or MFS, is a genetic disorder that affects connective tissue. Numerous organs might be affected in men and women with Marfan syndrome. The cardiovascular, skeletal, and ocular systems are usually affected, along with the lungs and skin. The specific symptoms and the severity of Marfan syndrome vary ermously from case to case. This concise book outlines the causes, tests and treatment options for this devastating disease.