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Descriptor English: Werner Syndrome
Descriptor Spanish: Síndrome de Werner
Descriptor Portuguese: Síndrome de Werner
Descriptor French: Syndrome de Werner
Entry term(s): Adult Premature Aging Syndrome
Adult Progeria
Progeria, Adult
Syndrome, Werner
Syndrome, Werner's
Syndrome, Werners
Werner's Syndrome
Werners Syndrome
Tree number(s): C16.320.925
C18.452.284.960
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014898
Scope note: An autosomal recessive disorder that causes premature aging in adults, characterized by sclerodermal skin changes, cataracts, subcutaneous calcification, muscular atrophy, a tendency to diabetes mellitus, aged appearance of the face, baldness, and a high incidence of neoplastic disease.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 98; was WERNER'S SYNDROME 1967-97
History Note: 98; was WERNER'S SYNDROME 1964-97 (Prov 1964-67)
DeCS ID: 15300
Unique ID: D014898
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Date Established: 1967/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Werner Syndrome - Preferred
Concept UI M0022920
Scope note An autosomal recessive disorder that causes premature aging in adults, characterized by sclerodermal skin changes, cataracts, subcutaneous calcification, muscular atrophy, a tendency to diabetes mellitus, aged appearance of the face, baldness, and a high incidence of neoplastic disease.
Preferred term Werner Syndrome
Entry term(s) Adult Premature Aging Syndrome
Adult Progeria
Progeria, Adult
Syndrome, Werner
Syndrome, Werner's
Syndrome, Werners
Werner's Syndrome
Werners Syndrome



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