A case of acrogeria-a rare premature ageing syndrome

Tahir Shehzad, Naveed Illahi


A case of acrogeria of a 9-month-old boy is reported here who presented with dry, scaly skin, birdlike facies, prominent frontal tuberosities, recessed chin, dry, thin skin with generalized subcutaneous fat loss, prominent veins, prominent eyes, thin and brittle nails, poorly developed musculature and hair loss at the back of scalp.


Premature ageing syndromes, progeria, acrogeria, pangeria

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