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Transcript of Progeria
A narrowed face and beaked nose
Hair loss, including eyelashes and eyebrows Visible veins
Head disproportionaly large for face There is no current treatment for progeria. However if you have progeria eating a high-calorie diet may prolong your life span. Prevention There is no current prevention. Fun Facts Out of the whole world only one in 8 million people get this disease. For every one year for a child that has Progeria, it is equal to 10 years of aging. Around 100 cases of progeria have been reported worldwide since 1886 Bibliography http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0002622/ http://progeriainfo.weebly.com/ There is a Bollywood movie made about a child with progeria. The movie is called "Paa" made in 2009. http://vimeo.com/11074241 This disease is non- communicable "progeria." Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Encyclopædia Britannica Inc., 2012. Web. 23 Mar. 2012. By: Sarah Shah
Angela Sanders By: Sarah Shah