RALPH H. PINO, M.D.; EDMOND L. COOPER, M.D.; STEFAN VAN WIEN, M.D.
The clinical picture of arachnodactyly as described by Marfan is so characteristic that one having it in mind could hardly fail to recognize it. Since the original description little has been added; there have, however, been an increasing number of case reports in recent years. We have been able to find but 13 reports of the disease in the English-speaking literature since 1903 and of these only three came from this country. It becomes apparent then that the condition is relatively unknown on this continent and it is equally true that the diagnosis will be made more
PINO RH, COOPER EL, VAN WIEN S. ARACHNODACTYLY AND STATUS DYSRAPHICUS; A REVIEW1. Ann Intern Med. ;10:1130–1143. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-8-1130
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1937;10(8):1130-1143.
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