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Fontaine progeroid syndrome

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Mondo Description 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.
Uniprot Description An autosomal dominant progeroid disorder characterized by prenatal and postnatal growth retardation, decreased subcutaneous fat tissue, wrinkled skin, an aged appearance since birth, an abnormal scalp hair pattern, sparse hair, hypoplastic distal phalanges with hypoplastic nails, a widely open anterior fontanel, facial dysmorphisms, and craniosynostosis. Early death is observed in some patients.
Mondo Term and Equivalent IDs
MONDO:0012853:  Fontaine progeroid syndrome
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