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Progeria Adultorum

Premature aging in adults. It is transmitted as an autosomal recessive trait and characterized principally by sclerodermal skin changes (especially of the extremities), cataracts, subcutaneous calcification, muscular atrophy, a tendency to diabetes mellitus, aged appearance of the face, baldness, and a high incidence of neoplastic disease. (From Dorland, 27th ed)

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