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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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An x-ray may be helpful in the diagnosis of Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome (HGPS) and findings are acroosteolysis and clavicular resorption.

X Ray

coxa valga
Radiograph of both hips shows severe coxa valga. Case courtesy by Rajul Rastogi et al.[4]


Radiograph of both hands shows acro-osteolysis in progeria patient. Case courtesy by Rajul Rastogi et al[5]


References

  1. Cleveland RH, Gordon LB, Kleinman ME, Miller DT, Gordon CM, Snyder BD; et al. (2012). "A prospective study of radiographic manifestations in Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome". Pediatr Radiol. 42 (9): 1089–98. doi:10.1007/s00247-012-2423-1. PMC 4220680. PMID 22752073.
  2. Gordon LB, McCarten KM, Giobbie-Hurder A, Machan JT, Campbell SE, Berns SD; et al. (2007). "Disease progression in Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome: impact on growth and development". Pediatrics. 120 (4): 824–33. doi:10.1542/peds.2007-1357. PMID 17908770.
  3. Ho A, White SJ, Rasmussen JE (1987). "Skeletal abnormalities of acrogeria, a progeroid syndrome". Skeletal Radiol. 16 (6): 463–8. PMID 3659993.
  4. "Progeria syndrome: A case report".
  5. "Progeria syndrome: A case report".