Progeroid syndrome, Petty type

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Progeroid syndrome, Petty type

Synonyms: Fontaine progeroid syndrome | Petty syndrome | Petty-Laxova-Wiedemann syndrome

Progeroid syndrome Petty type is a rare premature aging syndrome characterized by pre-and postnatal growth retardation a congenital premature-aged appearance with distinctive craniofacial dysmorphism (wide calvaria with large open anterior fontanel and wide metopic suture broad forehead small face micrognathia) markedly diminished subcutaneous fat cutis laxa and wrinkled skin without delay in psychomotor development. Scant brittle hair hypoplastic nails and delayed abnormal dentition as well as hypoplastic distal phalanges umbilical hernia and eye abnormalities (myopia/hyperopia strabismus) are also commonly associated.

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