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Dr Child's Casebook: Growing Up Too Fast, Literally
Are stretch marks and wide armspan possible signs of Marfan syndrome?
16 Jun 2021
Dr Child's Casebook: The Anatomy of Fatigue
Can Marfan syndrome cause fatigue?
9 Jun 2021
Dr Child's Casebook: On Hand
Is there a connection between Marfan syndrome and Dupuytren’s?
2 Jun 2021
The Critique of My Marfan Physique
By Lucy-Alexandra Atkinson
27 May 2021
Dr Child's Casebook: All Ears!
Is there a link between my narrow ear canals and Marfan syndrome?
26 May 2021
Dr Child's Casebook: Weighing Up
While there’s no quick fix for Marfan folk to put on pounds, Dr Child has some tips up her sleeve
19 May 2021
When an overheard conversation saves a life
13 May 2021
Dr Child's Casebook: Emergency v. Elective
Early Detection is Essential
12 May 2021
Dr Child's Casebook: Skip a Beat …
Dr Child discusses Arrhythmia with a patient
5 May 2021
Anecdotes and Antidotes: Supporters’ Corner
The first in our exciting new series putting supporters in the spotlight
29 Apr 2021
Dr Child's Casebook: Fight Back!
How to support your muscle function!
28 Apr 2021
Martyn's Story: How Can I Help You?
Let's Start a Conversation about Marfan Syndrome!
22 Apr 2021
Dr Child's Casebook: A Disorderly Depression?
Our helpline is approached from time to time by Marfan patients questioning a link between their connective tissue disorder and depression
21 Apr 2021
Dr Child's Casebook: Who Am I?
What is Disability?
14 Apr 2021
Dr Child's Casebook: Alarm Bells
Getting to the heart of chest pain
7 Apr 2021
Stuart's Story - A Unique Journey
Walking in the shadow of our namesake!
1 Apr 2021
Dr Child's Casebook: Why Me?
As the first member of the family to be affected by Marfan syndrome, it's natural to ask "why me?"
31 Mar 2021
Dr Child's Casebook: Ultimate Tragedy
The agony of outliving a child
24 Mar 2021
We Could Not Have Done It Without You!
18 Mar 2021
Dr Child's Casebook: Teach The Teacher
To Practise What You Teach
17 Mar 2021
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