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Werner Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Werner Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C16.320.925
C18.452.284.960
Unique ID
D014898
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014898
Scope Note
An autosomal recessive disorder that causes premature aging in adults, characterized by sclerodermal skin changes, cataracts, subcutaneous calcification, muscular atrophy, a tendency to diabetes mellitus, aged appearance of the face, baldness, and a high incidence of neoplastic disease.
Entry Term(s)
Adult Premature Aging Syndrome
Adult Progeria
Progeria, Adult
Werner's Syndrome
Werners Syndrome
NLM Classification #
QZ 50
Public MeSH Note
98; was WERNER'S SYNDROME 1967-97
History Note
98; was WERNER'S SYNDROME 1964-97 (Prov 1964-67)
Date Established
1967/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Werner Syndrome Preferred
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