| CASE REPORTS
|Year : 2003 | Volume
| Issue : 3 | Page : 227--228
Familial acrogeria in a brother and sister
SM Ahmad, I Majeed
Department of Dermatology, STD and Leprosy, Government Medical College, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir., India
Acrogeria is one of the premature aging syndromes with an unknown mode of inheritance. Familial cases are quite rare. A report of the disease in a brother and sister demonstrating a possible autosomal recessive inheritance is described. An unusual finding was bilateral corneal opacities in both the patients.
S M Ahmad
C/o Empire Medicate, Opp. Fire Services H.Qs., Main Road, Batamallo, Srinagar-190001, Jammu and Kashmir.
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
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