MASS syndrome

Common Name(s)

MASS syndrome, Mitral valve prolapse, aortic enlargement, skin and skeletal findings, MASS Phenotype

MASS (mitral valve prolapse, aortic enlargement, skin and skeletal findings) syndrome is a genetic disorder of connective tissue caused by mutations in the FBN1 gene. Connective tissue is the material between the cells of the body that gives tissues form and strength. Symptoms include mitral valve prolapse, nearsightedness, borderline and non-progressive aortic enlargement, and skin and skeletal findings that overlap with those seen in Marfan syndrome. Treatment is based on the individualÕs symptoms.
 

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The terms "MASS syndrome" returned 131 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Body mass index and gonadotropin hormones (LH & FSH) associate with clinical symptoms among women with polycystic ovary syndrome.
 

Author(s): Seddigheh Esmaeilzadeh, Maryam Ghanbari Andarieh, Reza Ghadimi, Mouloud Agajani Delavar

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To evaluate the relevance of body mass index (BMI), luteinizing hormone (LH), follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and LH/FSH ratio with clinical symptoms in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) women.

Last Updated: 26 Feb 2015

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[Increased body mass index in young adults is associated with metabolic syndrome].
 

Author(s): Manabu Kadoya, Shinobu Nakamura, Yuka Sugio, Hiroko Hiraoka, Megumi Kurita, Ayumi Harada, Mieko Matsumoto, Rieko Nakanishi, Tetsutaro Sugiura

Journal: Sangyo Eiseigaku Zasshi. 2014 ;56(5):121-7.

 

Specific Health Examinations and Guidance (Tokutei kenko shinsa/Tokutei hoken shido) are provided for people over 40 years of age to reduce the incidence of metabolic syndrome (MetS). In the present study, we evaluated the importance of weight control in people below 40 years of age.

Last Updated: 20 Oct 2014

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Middle East respiratory syndrome corona virus, MERS-CoV. Conclusions from the 2nd Scientific Advisory Board Meeting of the WHO Collaborating Center for Mass Gathering Medicine, Riyadh.
 

Author(s): Ziad A Memish, Abdullah Assiri, Rafaat Alhakeem, Saber Yezli, Malak Almasri, Alimuddin Zumla, Jaffar A Al-Tawfiq, Christian Drosten, Ali Albarrak, Eskild Petersen

Journal: Int. J. Infect. Dis.. 2014 Jul;24():51-3.

 

Last Updated: 14 Jun 2014

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The terms "MASS syndrome" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Recurrent intracardiac mass in a pregnant woman with antiphospholipid syndrome.
 

Author(s): V Matos, B Pinheiro, P Maia, H Leite, A Coelho, A Fernandes

Journal: Acta Med Port. 1994 Dec;7 Suppl 1():S56-60.

 

Clinical manifestations of the antiphospholipid syndrome result from thromboembolic phenomena that occur in all vascular territories. Cardiac manifestations frequently associated with this syndrome include valvular and myocardial lesions. We present a case report of primary antiphospholipid ...

Last Updated: 26 Sep 1995

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Aortopathy in Persons With Bicuspid Aortic Valve, Turner and Marfan Syndrome
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Turner Syndrome; Bicuspid Aortic Valve; Marfan Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 26 Jun 2015

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Development of a Blood Test for Marfan Syndrome
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Marfan Syndrome; Marfan Related Disorders; Control Subjects

 

Last Updated: 27 May 2014

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Last Updated: 8 Jun 2010

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