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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 120-121

Hutchinson Gilford progeria syndrome

Department of General Medicine, Siddhartha Medical College, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India

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Sameeraja Vaddera
Department of General Medicine, Siddhartha Medical College, Gunadala, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/2277-8632.98360

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Progeria is a rare disease with short stature and premature aging. The incidence is 1 in 8 million. Though the clinical features are typical, conventional biochemical and radiological features help in confirming the diagnosis. We present a rare case of short-statured female with features of aging and skin manifestations, suggestive of progeria.

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