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What is that disease that causes rapid aging in children?
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Progeria
Little is known about it.

In brief: Progeria
Little is known about it.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Random mutation
This rare pattern of premature aging is caused by a random new genetic mutation.
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 can also help you find support groups & other parents in the same situation.

In brief: Random mutation
This rare pattern of premature aging is caused by a random new genetic mutation.
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 can also help you find support groups & other parents in the same situation.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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