Skip navigation

Disease Werner Syndrome

Name Werner Syndrome
Synonyms Adult Premature Aging Syndrome | Adult Progeria | Progeria, Adult | Syndrome, Werner | Syndrome, Werners | Syndrome, Werner's | Werner's Syndrome | Werners Syndrome | WRN
Definition 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.
Categories Genetic disease (inborn) | Metabolic disease
MeSH® ID D014898
OMIM® ID 277700
External Links

Top ↑ Ancestors

1. DiseasesCongenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Genetic Diseases, Inborn Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Werner Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesNutritional and Metabolic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Metabolic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references DNA Repair-Deficiency Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Werner Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

Top ↑ Descendants

Werner Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Peptide growth factors deficiency