progeria

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progeria

[prō′jir·ē·ə]
(medicine)
An abnormal childhood state of premature senescence, characterized by wrinkled skin, gray hair, lack of pubic or facial hair, development of atherosclerosis, and a short life span. Also known as Hutchinson-Gilford syndrome.
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6] Nonstandard abbreviafions: CDG, congenital disorders of glycosylation; TIEF, transferrin isoelectric focusing; ApoC-III, apolipoprotein C-III; IEF, isoelectric focusing; Ga1NAc, N-acetylgalactosamine; NeuAc, sialic acid; FTC, familial tumoral calcinosis (MIM 211900); HIBM, hereditary inclusion body myopathy (MIM 600737); MEB, muscle-eye-brain disease (MIM 253280); HUS, hemolyfic uremic syndrome; HGPS, Hutchinson Gilford progeria syndrome (MIM 176670), F5FSD, a combined deficiency of factor V and factor VIII (MIM 227300); ER, endoplasmic reficulum; COG7, conserved oligomeric Golgi complex; CMP-NeuAc: cytidine 5'monophospho-N-acetylneuraminic acid; GNE/MNK, uridine-5'-diphosphate-N-acetylglucosamine-2-epimerase/N-acetylmannosamine kinase; GALNT3, UDP-Ga1NAc transferase 3.
00pm THE four-year-old subject of this harrowing documentary is Hayley Okines, who suffers from an extremely rare genetic condition called Hutchinson Gilford Progeria syndrome.
The most severe include Hutchinson Gilford progeria syndrome that makes children age eight times as fast as normal and die around 13.