Werner syndrome(redirected from Adult premature aging syndrome)
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Wer·ner syndrome(vĕr′nər) or Wer·ner's syndrome (-nərz)
An autosomal recessive disorder characterized by short stature and the appearance of premature aging after puberty, with early development of conditions such as cataracts, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, and malignancies.
[After Carl W. Otto Werner (1879-1936), German physician.]