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Skin signs as early manifestations of Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome
  1. Angelo Massimiliano d’Erme1,
  2. Maria Francesca Gola2,
  3. Mauro Paradisi3,
  4. Francesca Passarelli3,
  5. Nicola Milanesi1,
  6. Massimo Gola1
  1. 1Division of Dermatology, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
  2. 2Traditional Chinese Medical Center, “Fior di Prugna”, Florence Health Authority, Florence, Italy
  3. 3IDI-IRCCS, Rome, Italy
  1. Correspondence to Dr Angelo Massimiliano D’Erme, Division of Dermatology, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Piazza Indipendenza, 11 50129 Firenze, Italy; a.m.derme{at}

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Hutchinson–Gilford progeria syndrome (HGPS) is a rare, sporadic, autosomal dominant genetic disorder with phenotypic features of accelerated ageing due to a mutation of the lamin A (LMNA) gene. It arises in infancy and generally leads to death at approximately the age of 13 years.1,,5 We report the case of a 7-month-old baby with HGPS …

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