Young But Old

Etolhi, Sadeem Jamal (2018-05-22)

Hutchinson-GilfordProgeria Syndrome also known as "Benjamin Button disease"is an extremely rare genetic disorder affecting around 1 inevery 4million children. It is caused by LMNA gene mutations and expression of “progerin” protein that causes cellular and organismal decline.(3) symptoms resembling aspects of aging are manifested at a very early age .Progeria is one of several progeroid syndromes.


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