acrogeria

ac·ro·ger·i·a

(ak-rō-jēr'ē-ă), [MIM*201200]
Reduction or loss of subcutaneous fat and collagen of the hands and feet, giving the appearance of premature aging.
[acro- + G. gerōn, old]

acrogeria

(ak″rō-jēr′ē-ă) [acro- + Gr. gerōn, old man]
A condition in which the skin of the hands and feet shows signs of premature aging.
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Entre las variantes descritas del SED esta la musculocontractural, cuyo fenotipo incluye dismorfismo craneofacial tipico, contracturas congenitas de los pulgares y demas dedos, pie equinovaro, cifoescoliosis, hipotonia muscular, piel fina hiperextensible, facilidad para el desarrollo de equimosis, cicatrices atroficas, acrogeria, hipermovilidad de las articulaciones y problemas oculares (6).
Some of the associated conditions can be remembered with the mnemonic MADPPORES: Marfan syndrome, Acrogeria, Down syndrome, Penicillamine, Pseudoxanthoma elasticum, Osteogenesis imperfecta, Rothmund-Thomson syndrome, Ehlers-Danlos (some forms), and Scleroderma.
Las osteolisis se clasifica en primarias y secundarias; las primarias se dividen en siete grupos segun su patogenesis: I, enfermedad asociada a un componente neurosensorial; II, asociada a angiomatosis; III, no asociada a angiomatosis; IV asociada a un componente cutaneo y de herencia autosomico dominante; V acro-osteolisis multicentrica; VI, asociada a acrogeria y progeria; VII, atrofia osea familiar.
Acrogeria refers to the premature aging of the extremities without involvement of internal organs.
a) Other premature ageing syndromes include Rothmund-Thompson syndrome, myotonic dystrophy, Down's syndrome, familial Alzheimer's disease, Wiedemann-Rautenstrauch syndrome and acrogeria.