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Please advise what is the importance to progeria?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Most new mutations

Progeria is a self limited process with most recorded cases appearing as new mutations in families that have other normal children.
There are rare sibships reported indicating an autosomal recessive form exists.Most don't survive their teens. It helps many of us appreciate the miracle of life when we see how many normal kids avoid such outcomes.

In brief: Most new mutations

Progeria is a self limited process with most recorded cases appearing as new mutations in families that have other normal children.
There are rare sibships reported indicating an autosomal recessive form exists.Most don't survive their teens. It helps many of us appreciate the miracle of life when we see how many normal kids avoid such outcomes.
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