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Hutchinson-Gilford syndrome

Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome encompasses a spectrum of clinical features that typically develop in childhood and resemble some features of accelerated aging. Although signs and symptoms vary in age of onset and severity, they are remarkably consistent overall. Children with Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome (HGPS) usually appear normal at birth. Profound failure to thrive occurs during the first year. Characteristic facies, with receding mandible, narrow nasal bridge and pointed nasal tip develop. During the first to third year the following usually become apparent: partial alopecia progressing to total alopecia, loss of subcutaneous fat, progressive joint contractures, bone changes, nail dystrophy, and abnormal tightness and/or small soft outpouchings of the skin over the abdomen and upper thighs, and delayed primary tooth eruption. Later findings include low-frequency conductive hearing loss, dental crowding, and partial lack of secondary tooth eruption. Additional findings present in some but not all affected individuals include photophobia, excessive ocular tearing, exposure keratitis, and Raynaud phenomenon. Motor and mental development is normal. Death occurs as a result of complications of severe atherosclerosis, either cardiac disease (myocardial infarction) or cerebrovascular disease (stroke), generally between ages six and 20 years. Average life span is approximately 14.6 years. [from GeneReviews]

MedGen UID:
46123
Concept ID:
C0033300
Disease or Syndrome
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Progeria

MedGen UID:
880843
Concept ID:
CN236401
Disease or Syndrome
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Emanuel syndrome

Emanuel syndrome is characterized by severe intellectual disability, microcephaly, failure to thrive, preauricular tags or pits, ear anomalies, cleft or high-arched palate, micrognathia, kidney abnormalities, congenital heart defects, and genital abnormalities in males. [from GeneReviews]

MedGen UID:
323030
Concept ID:
C1836929
Disease or Syndrome
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Recurrent otitis media

MedGen UID:
910827
Concept ID:
CN208169
Finding
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Recurrent infections of the middle ear

Increased susceptibility to otitis media, as manifested by recurrent episodes of otitis media. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
155436
Concept ID:
C0747085
Disease or Syndrome
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