Department of Dermatology, Warsaw School of Medicine, Warsaw, Poland. firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mots-clés : acrogeria Gottron, Ehlers Danlos syndrome Type IV, COL3A1 gene.
- Page(s) : 36-40
- Année de parution : 2000
Acrogeria was described by Gottron  as a mild, nonprogressive, congenital
form of skin atrophy, involving mainly the distal parts of the extremities.
The essential feature is atrophy of the skin and subcutaneous tissue,
giving an aged appearance. The disease must be differentiated from Werner's
syndrome, also characterized by premature aging and disproportionately
thin distal parts of the limbs. This syndrome differs however by the tautness [...]