Descriptor English: Aging, Premature
Descriptor Spanish: Envejecimiento Prematuro
Descriptor envejecimiento prematuro
Entry term(s) vejez prematura
Scope note: Cambios en el organismo, asociados al envejecimiento, que se producen a velocidad acelerada.
Descriptor Portuguese: Senilidade Prematura
Descriptor French: Vieillissement précoce
Entry term(s): Premature Aging
Tree number(s): C23.888.069
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Changes in the organism associated with senescence, occurring at an accelerated rate.
Annotation: unspecified with relation to age; in children, consider PROGERIA; in adults, consider PROGERIA, ADULT see WERNER SYNDROME
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
Previous Indexing: Aging (1966-1997)
Cockayne Syndrome (1987-1997)
Progeria (1969-1997)
Werner Syndrome (1971-1997)
Public MeSH Note: 98
History Note: 98
DeCS ID: 33367
Unique ID: D019588
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Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1997/06/20
Revision Date: 1999/11/08
Aging, Premature - Preferred
Concept UI M0029089
Scope note Changes in the organism associated with senescence, occurring at an accelerated rate.
Preferred term Aging, Premature
Entry term(s) Premature Aging

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