"Progeria" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
- Hutchinson-Gilford Syndrome
- Hutchinson Gilford Syndrome
- Hutchinson Gilford Progeria Syndrome
- Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome
- Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndromes
- Progeria Syndrome, Hutchinson-Gilford
- Progeria Syndromes, Hutchinson-Gilford
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