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a rare abnormality marked by premature aging (grey hair and wrinkled skin and stooped posture) in a child

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The most severe disorders linked to this mutation include Hutchinson Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS), a lethal disease that causes premature ageing in children and affects one in four to eight million newborns worldwide.
Hayley suffers from a rare congenital condition, Hutchinson Gilford Progeria Syndrome, which means she ages eight times faster than a normal person and has a shortened life span.
Proteomic analysis of the genetic premature aging disease Hutchinson Gilford progeria syndrome reveals differential protein expression and glycosylation.
Children with Hutchinson Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS) have maladies of aging, such as baldness and arthritis.
THE four-year-old subject of this programme, Hayley Okines, suffers from genetic condition Hutchinson Gilford Progeria syndrome.