The Face and Life of Marfan Syndrome

The moment he was born, Mathew Rudes was whisked away before his mother could see him. Doctors wanted to find an explanation for his extra long body, malleable head and folded limbs before facing his parents. "They wouldn't show Matt to me and I knew something was wrong, because he's my third child," said his mother, Carol Rudes. She said she remembers the doctors warning her that her son had no bones in his feet and that he had brain damage. Then the nurses began consoling her, quite sure...Full Story
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