Orphanet: Atypical Werner syndrome

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Atypical Werner syndrome

Disease definition

An heterogeneous group of cases that are clinically diagnosed as Werner syndrome (WS) but do not carry WRN gene mutations. Similar to classical WS caused by WRN mutations, patients generally exhibit an aged appearance and common age-related disorders at earlier ages compared to the general population.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Atypical progeroid syndrome
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: Unknown or Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Adult, Adolescent
  • ICD-10: E34.8
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 11910
  • MedDRA: -
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