Department of Pediatrics, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Clin Genet. 1989 Feb;35(2):125-32.
A Libyan family with the Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome affecting three children of two sisters is described. The proband was ascertained because of repeated unhealing fractures. The pattern of inheritance appeared autosomal recessive.
Keywords: Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome: report of a Libyan family and evidence of autosomal recessive inheritance.