Marfan Syndrome is a disorder of the connective tissue that affects the skeletal & cardiovascular systems as well as the eyes & skin. It is caused by a defect in the gene. The long bones of the body grow too much, among other effects on the body.
King Tut's still born baby girl found in his tomb. DNA tests found she had Marfan Syndrome. One other baby was also found that was much smaller than this one. These two tiny babies are the only examples of Mummified fetuses in all of Ancient Egypt.
Aortic root dilation: The aortic root is the area where the aorta meets the aortic valve. With Marfan syndrome, the aortic root may open or widen. This can cause the aortic valve to become stretched and leak.