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Werner Syndrome

An autosomal recessive disorder that causes premature aging in adults, characterized by sclerodermal skin changes, cataracts, subcutaneous calcification, muscular atrophy, a tendency to diabetes mellitus, aged appearance of the face, baldness, and a high incidence of neoplastic disease.

Year introduced: 1998

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Tree Number(s): C16.320.925, C18.452.284.960

MeSH Unique ID: D014898

Entry Terms:

  • Syndrome, Werner
  • Adult Progeria
  • Werner's Syndrome
  • Syndrome, Werner's
  • Werners Syndrome
  • Syndrome, Werners
  • Adult Premature Aging Syndrome
  • Progeria, Adult

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