Woman Ages 8 Times Faster Due To The "Benjamin Button" Condition
March 21, 2019 14:22
There are many diseases with symptoms that can easily be taken for a superhero movie plot. One of them is progeria, a rare genetic disorder in which the skin and internal organs begin to age prematurely, most often in childhood. At the same time, the patient’s intellectual development is unaffected. Despite the fact that this is a terrible condition by definition, statistics are somewhat comforting, since only 1 in 4-8 million newborns suffers from it. At any given time, there are about 200-250 people affected by this disease in the world.
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