Another autosomal dominant disorder that affects kids very easily is Loeys-Dietz Syndrome. It is a genetic connective tissue disorder, that leads to aneurysms in the aorta area of kids. Usually these children would have very long fingers and lax joints along with protruding chest wall, clubbed foot and also abnormal brain functions in some cases.
HOW IS LOEYS-DIETZ SYNDROME DIAGNOSED?
The general physician will evaluate you physically and recommend genetic testing. Early diagnosis is important to prevent the rupture of aorta and other heart complications.
HOW IS LOEYS-DIETZ SYNDROME TREATED?
Unfortunately, there is no available treatment for Loeys-Dietz Syndrome. Individual symptoms can be treated though, like helping repairing clubbed foot with surgery or therapy or even trying to help them with cognitive exercises. Avoiding strenuous exercises and eating healthy, help in managing the same.