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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Scientific Literature

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The terms "MASS syndrome" returned 187 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Nephrotic Syndrome and a Retroperitoneal Mass: A Case Report of a Patient with Recurrent Invasive Thymoma.
 

Author(s): Hiroaki Myoga, Tetsu Akimoto, Naoko Mato, Takakiyo Nakaya, Takuya Murakami, Hiromichi Yoshizawa, Saki Nakagawa, Atsushi Miki, Takahiro Masuda, Takahisa Kobayashi, Yuko Ono, Osamu Saito, Yoshihiko Ueda, Shigeaki Muto, Daisuke Nagata

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2017 Dec;56(24):3317-3322.

 

A 68-year-old man was admitted to our hospital to undergo an examination for nephrotic syndrome while concurrently complicated with recurrent thymoma in the parietal pleura and retroperitoneum. He had been diagnosed with invasive thymoma and had undergone thymo-thymectomy seven years ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Waist-to-height ratio is better than body mass index and waist circumference as a screening criterion for metabolic syndrome in Han Chinese adults.
 

Author(s): Hui Yang, Zhong Xin, Jian-Ping Feng, Jin-Kui Yang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Sep;96(39):e8192.

 

Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a major public health concern. Efficient screening requires criteria that are economical, easily accessible, and applicable for all populations. We aimed to compare the discriminating ability of body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), and waist-to-height ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Percentage of Body Fat and Fat Mass Index as a Screening Tool for Metabolic Syndrome Prediction in Colombian University Students.
 

Author(s): Robinson Ramírez-Vélez, Jorge Enrique Correa-Bautista, Alejandra Sanders-Tordecilla, Mónica Liliana Ojeda-Pardo, Elisa Andrea Cobo-Mejía, Rocío Del Pilar Castellanos-Vega, Antonio García-Hermoso, Emilio González-Jiménez, Jacqueline Schmidt-RioValle, Katherine González-Ruíz

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High body fat is related to metabolic syndrome (MetS) in all ethnic groups. Based on the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) definition of MetS, the aim of this study was to explore thresholds of body fat percentage (BF%) and fat mass index (FMI) for the prediction of MetS among ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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

Association between fat mass and obesity associated (FTO) gene rs9939609 A/T polymorphism and polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Ai Ling Liu, Hui Jun Xie, Hong Yan Xie, Jun Liu, Jie Yin, Jin Song Hu, Cui Ying Peng

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Up to now, numerous case-control studies have reported the associations between fat mass and obesity associated (FTO) gene rs9939609 A/T polymorphism and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), however, without a consistent result. Hence we performed current systematic review and meta-analysis ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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 ...

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Treatment of Macrophage Activation Syndrome (MAS) With Anakinra
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Macrophage Activation Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 18 Jan 2018

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Cardiorespiratory and Muscular Rehabilitation of Children and Young Adults With Marfan Syndrome.
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Marfan Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 2 Feb 2018

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Screening and Natural History of Patients With Polyostotic Fibrous Dysplasia and McCune-Albright Syndrome
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: McCune Albright Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 9 Jun 2018

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