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Progeria Adultorum

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Premature aging in adults. It is transmitted as an autosomal recessive trait and characterized principally by sclerodermal skin changes (especially of the extremities), cataracts, subcutaneous calcification, muscular atrophy, a tendency to diabetes mellitus, aged appearance of the face, baldness, and a high incidence of neoplastic disease. (From Dorland, 27th ed)

synonyms

Progeria Adultorum, Werner's Syndrome

UMLS

Adult progeria, Adult Progerias, Pangeria, Progeria of the adult, Progeria, Adult, PROGERIA, OF ADULT, Progerias, Adult, Syndrome, Werner's, Werner syndrome, Werners Syndrome, Werner's Syndrome

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