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Progeria syndrome

Introduction: Progeria syndrome

Description of Progeria syndrome

Progeria syndrome (medical condition): A rare fatal genetic disorder characterized by extremely premature...more »

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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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Progeria syndrome: Related Topics

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Progeria syndrome as a Disease

Progeria syndrome: Another name for Progeria (or close medical condition association).
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Progeria syndrome: Related Diseases

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Causes of Progeria syndrome

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Symptoms of Progeria syndrome (Progeria)

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