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nbme15/Block 2/Question#31 (4.6 difficulty score)
A 24-year-old woman with Marfan syndrome ...
Hypervolemia🔍
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submitted by cassdawg(548),

Pregnancy causes hypervolemia which can increase the risk of aortic dissection in Marfans syndrome

(https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5721114/)




pregnancy causes hypervolemia, and higher blood volume/flow through the heart will increase murmurs (aortic regurg.)