Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome.

  title={Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome.},
  author={Wanee Wisuthsarewong and Suchitra Viravan},
  journal={Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet},
  volume={82 1},
Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome is an extremely rare condition of premature aging. It is characterized by growth retardation and accelerated degenerative changes of cutaneous, musculoskeletal and cardiovascular systems. The pathogenesis of the disease is unknown. The patients usually appear normal at birth. Typical manifestations develop gradually and… CONTINUE READING