Ocular manifestations in the Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome

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The Hutchinson-Gilford progeria (HGP) syndrome is an extremely rare genetic condition characterized by an appearance of accelerated aging in children. The word progeria is derived from the Greek word progeros meaning 'prematurely old'. It is caused by de novo dominant mutation in the LMNA gene (gene map locus 1q21.2) and characterized by growth retardation… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/0301-4738.86327

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