☆A progressive genetic disorder that causes children to age rapidly.
☆The genetic mutation occurs randomly and isn't inherited.
☆Extremely rare:Fewer than 5 thousand cases per year (India)
☆Requires a medical diagnosis:Symptoms, such as slow growth and hair loss, begin to appear in the first year or two of life.
☆People may experience:-
▪︎Developmental: short stature or slow growth
▪︎Mouth: delayed tooth development or failure of teeth to develop normally
▪︎Skin: wrinkles or dryness
▪︎Also common: hair loss, enlarged head, hearing loss, high-pitched voice, incomplete sexual maturation, joint stiffness, loss of muscle, osteoarthritis, or taut skin