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Can the symptoms of progeria be treated or reversed?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: No

This rare pattern of premature aging is seldom seen by primary care providers.
Assessment and confirmantion of any such DX by a geneticist is imperitive. Most work with a team of specialists who can monitor the DX specific healthrisks & provide guidence for your local source of care.They seldom live past their teens & often die of advanced heart disease.

In brief: No

This rare pattern of premature aging is seldom seen by primary care providers.
Assessment and confirmantion of any such DX by a geneticist is imperitive. Most work with a team of specialists who can monitor the DX specific healthrisks & provide guidence for your local source of care.They seldom live past their teens & often die of advanced heart disease.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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In brief: No

Progeria causes early death.
Patients live up to the teens or early 20's. Complications include heart attack and stroke.

In brief: No

Progeria causes early death.
Patients live up to the teens or early 20's. Complications include heart attack and stroke.
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
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