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Progeria SHENA A. MCGEEKERWIN CUMMINGSILANA ROZENTSVAYGSOPHIA MONDESIR
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Introduction Progeria is a disease that makes the aging process in children occur rapidly. They tend to appear much older than they actually are due to the changes that occur . This disease can not be detected at birth, in fact most children aren’t diagnosed until the end of their first year of life due to a stagnation in their growth process. People who have this disease are experiencing normal human aging, but as children who naturally aren’t fully developed or equipped to handle all of its complications. The causes of Progeria are associated with a mutation of the gene that produces A. There is no projected reason as to why this occurs and is rarely found in more than a child per lamin family. Some symptoms include but are not limited to, growth failure within the first year, wrinkled faces, baldness, short stature, open soft spot in the head (this usually closes as a baby with growth) , and absent formation of teeth. For the most part, everything is happening backwards in regards to the their aging process. I am sure everyone is familiar with, “Benjamin Button” which also depicted Progeria in a movie as well as book.
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Case Study in India Bisul khan and Razia Khatooon,’s family in Chhapra, Bihar; has seven children, of which five are Progeria patients. Out Of the five, three daughters, Guriya, Rehana and Rubina are dead; having passed away at the ages of 17,24 and 13 respectively. Two sons Ikramul (23) and Ali Hosain (22) are still alive, but their medical ages are 70 and 66. Two children Sanjita (21 year old) and Gulab Shah(7 year old) are normal.
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Case Study in India This family has undergone heavy scrutiny for most of their lives by neighbors. They have been taunted and ostracized from the community due to the debilitating effects that Progeria has bestowed upon them. They were said to be associated with being bad omens, who could not come outside in the day time for fear of emotional abuse. This is a sad way to live as children who don’t understand why they are being persecuted so harshly by people daily whereas villagers accused the
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