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 122 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Simultaneous measurement of thirteen steroid hormones in women with polycystic ovary syndrome and control women using liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry.
 

Author(s): Candace C Keefe, Mildred M Goldman, Ke Zhang, Nigel Clarke, Richard E Reitz, Corrine K Welt

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The measurement of adrenal and ovarian androgens in women with PCOS has been difficult based on poor specificity and sensitivity of assays in the female range.

Last Updated: 9 Apr 2014

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Association between fat mass- and obesity-associated (FTO) gene polymorphism and polycystic ovary syndrome: a meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Xianli Cai, Chibo Liu, Sihua Mou

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Many studies have investigated the relationship between FTO gene polymorphism and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) susceptibility but revealed mixed results. In this study, we aimed to perform a meta-analysis to clarify this association.

Last Updated: 27 Jan 2014

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Mass gathering-related mask use during 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) and Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus.
 

Author(s): Habida Elachola, Abdullah M Assiri, Ziad A Memish

Journal: Int. J. Infect. Dis.. 2014 Mar;20():77-8.

 

Last Updated: 7 Mar 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: 2 Dec 2014

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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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