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

Impact of Body Mass Index on Outcomes of In Vitro Fertilization/Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection Among Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Patients.
 

Author(s): Na Cui, Huixia Wang, Wei Wang, Jie Zhang, Yueming Xu, Lei Jiang, Aimin Yang, Guimin Hao

Journal: Cell. Physiol. Biochem.. 2016 ;39(5):1723-1734.

 

The aim of this study is to assess the effect of body mass index (BMI) on outcomes of in vitro fertilization (IVF) / intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) among polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and non-PCOS patients.

Last Updated: 16 Oct 2016

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Application of receiver operating characteristic curve in the assessment of the value of body mass index, waist circumference and percentage of body fat in the Diagnosis of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in childbearing women.
 

Author(s): Pan Dou, Huiyan Ju, Jing Shang, Xueying Li, Qing Xue, Yang Xu, Xiaohui Guo

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There are various parameters to analyze obesity, however, no standard reference to predict, screen or diagnose PCOS with various obesity parameters has been established, and the accuracy of these parameters still needs to be studied.This study was to use the receiver operating characteristic ...

Last Updated: 25 Aug 2016

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Blood pressure levels and body mass index in Brazilian adults with Down syndrome.
 

Author(s): Felipe Pucci, Guilherme Machado, Edcarlo Solera, Fernanda Cenovicz, Christian Arruda, Chiu Braga, Renato Nisihara

Journal: Sao Paulo Med J. ;134(4):330-4.

 

Increased life expectancy among people with Down syndrome (DS) has introduced new environmental factors that may affect blood pressure (BP) and/or lead to obesity in this population. The aim here was to investigate BP levels and body mass index (BMI) in adults with DS, correlating ...

Last Updated: 25 Aug 2016

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The terms "MASS syndrome" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Mass Spectrometry-based Proteomics in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: A Powerful Modality for Pulmonary Precision Medicine.
 

Author(s): Xue-Feng Xu, Hua-Ping Dai, Yan-Ming Li, Fei Xiao, Chen Wang

Journal: Chin. Med. J.. 2016 10;129(19):2357-64.

 

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is an acute and lethal clinical syndrome that is characterized by hypoxemic respiratory failure and diffuse alveolar inflammatory damage. This review aimed to search and discuss the mass spectrometry (MS)-based proteomic studies on different ...

Last Updated: 20 Sep 2016

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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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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Last Updated: 23 Jun 2016

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Low-dose IL-2 ( Interleukin-2) Treatment in Macrophage Activation Syndrome(MAS)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Macrophage Activation Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 4 Oct 2015

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Treatment of Macrophage Activation Syndrome (MAS) With Anakinra
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Macrophage Activation Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 28 Dec 2016

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