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Chest pain in Marfan syndrome
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  1. Kaushik Sanyal1,
  2. Kanagasabesan Sabanathan2
  1. 1
    Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Foundation Trust, Department of Critical Care and Anaesthesia, Colney Lane, Norwich NR4 7UY, UK
  2. 2
    Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Foundation Trust, Department of Medicine, Colney Lane, Norwich, NR4 7UY, UK
  1. Kaushik Sanyal, ksanyal01{at}doctors.org.uk

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A fit, 45-year-old tall man attended the Emergency Department with crushing chest pain for the last 3 h. After swimming, he had developed sudden chest and back pain. He showed physical features of Marfan syndrome such as an increased arm span to height ratio greater than 1.05; additionally, arms and legs may be unusually long in …

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