Hayley Okines suffers from an extremely rare genetic condition called Hutchinson Gilford Progeria Syndrome, also known as HGPS or Progeria.

Hayley Okines suffers from an extremely rare genetic condition called Hutchinson Gilford Progeria Syndrome, also known as HGPS or Progeria.

Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome is the most well known of the progeroid syndromes. Other include Werner Syndrome, Cockayne Syndrome, Neonatal Progeroid Syndrome and Atypical Progeria Syndrome.

Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome is the most well known of the progeroid syndromes. Other include Werner Syndrome, Cockayne Syndrome, Neonatal Progeroid Syndrome and Atypical Progeria Syndrome.

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This is a condition known as Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome. It is a very rare condition that accelerates the aging process in children. The average life span for children with this disorder is 13 years of age.

This is a condition known as Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome. It is a very rare condition that accelerates the aging process in children. The average life span for children with this disorder is 13 years of age.

FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM!  PRF's Mission is to discover treatments & the cure for Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome & its aging-related disorders, including heart disease.

FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM! PRF's Mission is to discover treatments & the cure for Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome & its aging-related disorders, including heart disease.

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Laymen have called it the “aging disease,” but the correct medical term is Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome. The medical community generally refers to it as progeria. The word Progeria comes from the Greek progeros, meaning 'prematurely old'. Progeria is a rare, progressive, genetic disorder causing children to age rapidly.

Laymen have called it the “aging disease,” but the correct medical term is Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome. The medical community generally refers to it as progeria. The word Progeria comes from the Greek progeros, meaning 'prematurely old'. Progeria is a rare, progressive, genetic disorder causing children to age rapidly.

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Progeria- baby aging syndrome   -a real thing but only occurs in 1per 8 million live births

Progeria- baby aging syndrome -a real thing but only occurs in 1per 8 million live births

progeria - Google Search

progeria - Google Search

Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome by James Wei on Prezi

Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome by James Wei on Prezi

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