The Wiedemann-Rautenstrauch or neonatal progeroid syndrome
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A 4-year-old girl is reported with a neonatally apparent progeroid syndrome. Parental consanguinity indicates autosomal recessive inheritance. Psychomotor development and physical growth are severely deficient. Mainly characterized by congenital absence of subcutaneous fat tissue, this child is very similar to four patients reported earlier and recognized as representing a newly delineated clinical entity, called here the Wiedemann-Rautenstrauch or neonatal progeroid syndrome.
Key wordsNeonatal Progeroid Absent subcutaneous fat Autosomal recessive Hutchinson-Gilford progeria Hallermann-Streiff syndrome Congenital lipoatrophic diabetes
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