Are progeria and werner syndrome the same?

Werner is a type. Werner syndrome is one type of progeria (premature aging syndromes), often called adult onset progeria because it doesn't show up until adulthood.
No. With very rare exceptions, progeria is caused by a sporadic new & dominant mutation & produces accelerated ageing that is usually noticeable by a year of age & expected life span into the mid-teens. Werner syndrome is an autosomal recessive disorder whose mutation is carried on chromosome 8.Its features are seldom noticed until the pre teen years with expected life span into the mid 40's.

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Is progeria and werner syndrome the same thing?

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