Dermatology 1994 ;188(4):318-21
Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey.
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Pediatr Dermatol 2014 May-Jun;31(3):387-8
College of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina.
Zhonghua Er Ke Za Zhi 2014 Feb;52(2):112-6
Department of Pediatrics, Tongji Hospital Affiliated to Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430030, China.
Objective: To explore clinical, radiographical and genetic characteristics of classical Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome (HGPS).
Method: Data of a case of HGPS diagnosed at Tongji Hospital Affiliated to Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science and Technology was analyzed and related literature was reviewed.
Result: At the age of 8 months, the affected-infant presented with characteristic manifestation such as short stature, low weight, frontal bossing, alopecia, prominent scalp veins, micrognathia with a vertical midline groove in the chin, sclerodermatous skin, knee joints contracture with a horse-riding stance, and limited range of movement of ankle joints. Read More
Arch Dermatol 1986 Dec;122(12):1417-9
A 3-month-old infant with scleredema had associated cytomegalovirus pneumonia with a rapidly fatal course. Because differentiation of scleredema from scleredema neonatorum, subcutaneous fat necrosis, and scleroderma may be difficult, histologic diagnosis is important. Cetylpyridinium chloride was used successfully as a fixative to demonstrate acid mucopolysaccharides histologically. Read More
J Korean Med Sci 2011 Dec 29;26(12):1642-5. Epub 2011 Nov 29.
Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Hallym University, Chunchon, Korea.
Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome (HGPS) is a rare condition originally described by Hutchinson in 1886. Death result from cardiac complications in the majority of cases and usually occurs at average age of thirteen years. A 4-yr old boy had typical clinical findings such as short stature, craniofacial disproportion, alopecia, prominent scalp veins and sclerodermatous skin. Read More