Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome

Authors

  • Zahoor Hussain Daraz Department of General Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • A. B. M. Osman Hayder Mazumder Department of General Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • Shahana A. Rahman Department of General Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bsmmuj.v10i2.32707

Keywords:

Case report, Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome

Abstract

Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome (HGPS) is a rare genetic disease in which symptoms of aging are manifested at an early age. In the present report, we describe a 9 months old female child presented with a history of progressive coarsening of skin, failure to thrive and irregular bumps over thighs, buttocks and lower limbs for the last 7½ months. In the course of time, she developed alopecia, hyperpigmented spots over the abdomen with thickening and a typical facial profile of HGPS including micrognathia, absent ear lobules, prominent eyes, loss of eyelashes, eyebrows and a bluish hue over the nose.

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Published

2017-06-03

How to Cite

Daraz, Z. H., Mazumder, A. B. M. O. H., & Rahman, S. A. (2017). Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Journal, 10(2), 109–111. https://doi.org/10.3329/bsmmuj.v10i2.32707

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Case Reports