Cockayne syndrome

(kŏ-kān′ )

[Edward A. Cockayne, Brit. physician, 1880-1956]
A congenital syndrome characterized by dwarfism, gait disturbance, microcephaly, ocular atrophy, photosensitivity, and premature aging.

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