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Physical Signs

Turner Syndrome

If a girl is short compared to her siblings, has delayed puberty, a short webbed neck, and is slow at school, she may have Turner Syndrome with narrowing of the major systemic artery (coarctation of the aorta).

Noonan Syndrome

If your boy is short, has a funny looking-face, and is slow at school he may have Noonan Syndrome with narrowing of the pulmonic valve.

Marfan Syndrome

If your teen is excessively tall with long fingers and eye problems, she may have Marfan Syndrome, with weakness at the origin of the great systemic artery (a dilated aortic root).

Click here to learn more about Marfan Syndrome.

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Children's Heart Institute

P. O. Box 10066 McLean, VA 22102

Central Registration (patient appointments):

phone - 703-481-5801

Billing Inquiries:

phone - 571-612-2600 /  fax - 571-266-4096