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Progeria Syndrome

  1. Progeria Syndrome Diagnosis (NIH)
      "Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome is a genetic condition characterized by the dramatic, rapid appearance of aging beginning in childhood. Affected children typically look normal at birth and in early infancy, but then grow more slowly than other children and develop a characteristic facial appearance, hair loss (alopecia), aged-looking skin, and severe hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis)." 07-06

  2. Progeria Syndrome Diagnosis (
      Synonyms for Progeria Syndrome are:

      * HGPS
      * Hutchinson-Gilford Syndrome
      * Premature Aging Syndrome
      * Progeria of Childhood
      * Progeria
      * Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome 07-06

  3. Teen with Progeria Syndrome Celebrated (CNN News)
      "Instead of having Berns as an honorary captain in their NFL playoff with the Indianapolis Colts, the Patriots held a moment of silence for the young man who inspired them and many others as he lived with progeria, which causes premature, accelerated aging." 01-14


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