Does Michael Phelps Has Marfan Syndrome

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Michael Phelps is known to be an incredible athlete, but does he have a rare disease?.Olympic swimmer and gold medalist Michael Phelps may not have Marfan syndrome but he certainly has people talking about it. ADVERTISEMENT. In recent weeks there have been conflicting media reports that his long arms, slender physique and increased flexibility are signs he has the incurable .Common, yet rare. Slow, yet life-threatening. What we are talking about is Marfan syndrome, a genetic condition also known as arachnodactyly. This disease affects eyes, bones, heart and major blood vessels. No, this genetic anomaly has a curious speciality. This does not suppress intelligence. Rather .