Prader–willi syndrome

What is Prader–willi syndrome?

A genetic disorder characterised by complete or partial deletion of seven genes on chromosome 15 of paternal origin. There may be diasomy of maternal chromosome. New born will have decreased muscle tone and behavioral abnormality.

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my son has Chromosome 15q, partial deletion who is 6 yearsold now but i dont think he has pws but has grow issues and is behind in school what kind...

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Normally, each parent passes down a copy of a chromosome to their children. Depending on whether the missing genetic...

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My granddaughter is 11 months old. We have just been told she has a micro or partial deletion of chromosome 15 q11.2. She slept for the first 3...

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Two syndromes Prade-Willi and Angelman syndromes involve deletion of chromosome 15q11-15q13...

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Hello, my 11 year old son over eats (obese), has ADD, Vaso Vagal Syncope, hides food wrappers threw out the house, urinates places in the house...

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If your child is overweight and eats too much then he should be checked for pradar willi syndrome and also psychiatric reference should be done due...

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