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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Vamsikrishna Gunnam M.B.B.S [2]

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Head MRI may be helpful in the diagnosis of craniofacial abnormalities in patients with Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria syndrome(HGPS)

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Head MRI may be helpful in the diagnosis of craniofacial abnormalities in patients with Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria syndrome(HGPS). Findings on MRI suggestive of Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria include:[1][2]

References

  1. Ullrich, N.J.; Silvera, V.M.; Campbell, S.E.; Gordon, L.B. (2012). "Craniofacial Abnormalities in Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome". American Journal of Neuroradiology. 33 (8): 1512–1518. doi:10.3174/ajnr.A3088. ISSN 0195-6108.
  2. Hennekam RC (2006). "Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome: review of the phenotype". Am J Med Genet A. 140 (23): 2603–24. doi:10.1002/ajmg.a.31346. PMID 16838330.