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Unusual complications in siblings with marfanoid phenotype.
  1. D G de Silva,
  2. T P Gunawardena,
  3. F M Law
  1. Department of Paediatrics, University of Ruhuna, Karapitiya, Galle, Sri Lanka.


    Marfan's syndrome has diverse manifestations that overlap with those seen in other connective tissue disorders. Visceral diverticula have been described only once in four adults with marfanoid features of recessive inheritance. Two siblings of a consanguineous marriage with marfanoid features, visceral diverticula, and diaphragmatic eventration are reported.

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