In-depth

Causes

Marfan syndrome

Marfan syndrome, a connective tissue disorder, can affect almost any part of your body, including your heart, eyes and ligaments.

Complications

Dwarfism

Tests and diagnosis

CT scan

MRI

MRI uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within your body.

X-ray

Treatments and drugs

Back surgery: When is it a good idea?

Having a lot of back pain doesn't necessarily mean you need surgery. Research your options before agreeing to go under the knife.

June 05, 2014