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What are the symptoms of progeria?

Signs and symptoms of progeria usually appear in a child from around the age of one year. These can include: weighing less and being shorter than others their age; aged-looking skin; hair loss and baldness; visible veins; a small face with a pinched nose relative to head size, and; delayed tooth formation.

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Author: Dr Idan Ben-Barak PhD, MSc, BSc (Med)
First answered: 07 Oct 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Fetal alcohol syndrome


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