Nestor-Guillermo progeria syndrome

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Nestor-Guillermo progeria syndrome

Synonyms: NGPS

Nestor-Guillermo progeria syndrome is a rare genetic progeroid syndrome characterized by a prematurely aged appearance associated with severe osteolysis (notably on mandible clavicles ribs distal phalanges and long bones) osteoporosis generalized lipoatrophy and absence of cardiovascular atherosclerotic and metabolic complications presenting a relatively long survival. Additional characteristics include growth retardation joint stiffness (mainly of fingers hands knees and elbows) wide cranial sutures dysmorphic facial features (prominent eyes convex nasal ridge malocclusion dental crowding thin lip vermillion microretrognathia) and persistent eyebrows eyelashes and scalp hair.

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