Prader-willi syndrome

What is Prader-willi syndrome?

Prader-Willi syndrome is a complex genetic condition that affects many parts of the body. In infancy, this condition is characterized by weak muscle tone (hypotonia), feeding difficulties, poor growth, and delayed development. Beginning in childhood, affected individuals develop an insatiable appetite, which leads to chronic overeating (hyperphagia) and obesity.

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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 partner and me recently found out that we are expecting with the first day of the last period being on the 27th of September. We are now very...

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Thanks for your query. Your husband got his C.T scan and X ray done before you conceived .There is no evidence that radiation has any adverse...

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