What is Progeria?

Progeria is a genetic disorder where symptoms of aging are manifested at a very early age. Pro means premature, before and Geras means old age, so premature old age is a literally meaning.

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I know that Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria effects the cardiovascular system of the child. But what exactly causes the death? I know there's a defect...

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Thanks for putting up your query at HealthCareMagic.

The LMNA gene produces the lamin A protein, which is the structural scaffolding that holds the...

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my daughter is 25 yrs old and suffers with a rare firm of premature aging? not progeria but still trying to be diagnosed.. over the past year she...

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Thank for asking to HCM
I really appreciate your concern and looking to the history given here for your daughter I would like to say that this...

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