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Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome

Introduction: Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome

Description of Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome

Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome (medical condition): A rare genetic disorder characterized by alopecia and senile-like appearance...more »

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Hutchinson Gilford Syndrome:
  »Introduction: Hutchinson Gilford Syndrome
  »Symptoms of Hutchinson Gilford Syndrome

Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome: An abnormal congenital condition, associated with defects in the LAMIN TYPE A gene, which is characterized by premature aging in children, where all the changes of cell senescence occur. It is manifested by premature greying; hair loss; hearing loss (DEAFNESS); cataracts (CATARACT); ARTHRITIS; OSTEOPOROSIS; DIABETES MELLITUS; atrophy of subcutaneous fat; skeletal hypoplasia; elevated urinary HYALURONIC ACID; and accelerated ATHEROSCLEROSIS. Many affected individuals develop malignant tumors, especially SARCOMA.
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Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome, or a subtype of Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
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Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome as a Disease

Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome: Another name for Hutchinson Gilford Syndrome (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Hutchinson Gilford Syndrome
  »Symptoms of Hutchinson Gilford Syndrome

Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome: Related Diseases

Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome: Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome (Hutchinson Gilford Syndrome)

Some of the symptoms of Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome incude:

  • Degeneration of hair follicles
  • Alopecia
  • Thin skin
  • Prominent scalp veins
  • Irregular pigmentation on sun-exposed skin

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