Cockayne syndrome

A genetic condition characterized by short stature, premature aging, sensitivity to light, and possibly deafness and mental retardation.

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  • Cockayne syndrome — Classification and external resources ICD 10 Q87.1 (ILDS Q87.110) ICD 9 759.8 …   Wikipedia

  • Cockayne syndrome — A genetic disorder characterized by dwarfism, prematurely aging, visual problems and deafness, sensitivity to sunlight, and mental retardation. The disease is due to a defect in the process of repairing RNA. Copying mistakes are frequent. In… …   Medical dictionary

  • Weber-Cockayne syndrome — Web·er Cock·ayne syndrome (vaґbər kok ānґ) [F.P. Weber; Edward Alfred Cockayne, English physician, 1880–1956] the localized form of epidermolysis bullosa simplex …   Medical dictionary

  • Weber-Cockayne syndrome — the localized form of epidermolysis bullosa simplex …   Medical dictionary

  • Cockayne (disambiguation) — Cockayne may refer to: Cockayne or Cockaigne , a mythical land Cockayne (surname) Cockayne syndrome Cockayne, North Yorkshire, a hamlet and ridge in North Yorkshire, England Cockaigne (In London Town), an overture by Edward Elgar See also George… …   Wikipedia

  • Cockayne-Syndrom — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 Q87.1 Angeborene Fehlbildungssyndrome, die vorwiegend mit Kleinwuchs einhergehen, inkl. Cockayne Syndrom …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Syndrome, Cockayne — A genetic disorder characterized by dwarfism, prematurely aging, visual problems and deafness, sensitivity to sunlight, and mental retardation. The disease is due to a defect in the process of repairing RNA. Copying mistakes are frequent. In… …   Medical dictionary

  • Syndrome de cockayne — Le syndrome de Cockayne englobe un spectre de manifestations cliniques qui divisent ce en plusieurs types : Le syndrome de Cockayne type 1 ou syndrome de Cockayne classique est la forme la plus fréquente. La première année de vie est… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Syndrome de Cockayne — Le syndrome de Cockayne (SC) est une maladie multisystémique caractérisée par un retard de croissance staturo pondérale, une dysmorphie faciale, une photosensibilité, des troubles neurologiques progressifs et un retard mental. L incidence… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …   Medical dictionary

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