Prader-Labhart-Willi syndrome; PWS
Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) is an uncommon inherited disorder characterized by mental retardation, decreased muscle tone, short stature, emotional lability and an insatiable appetite which can lead to life-threatening obesity. The syndrome was first described in 1956 by Drs. Prader, Labhart, and Willi. PWS is caused by the absence of segment 11-13 on the long arm of the paternally derived chromosome 15. In 70-80% of PWS cases, the region is missing due to a deletion. Certain genes in this reg...
Prader-Willi Syndrome as related to Mental Health and Behavior
- Prader–Willi syndrome - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prader-Willi syndrome; Labhart-Willi syndrome, Prader's syndrome, Prader-Labhart-Willi-Fanconi syndrome ...
- GeneReviews: Prader-Willi Syndrome
What is Prader-Willi syndrome? PWS is a genetic condition, which means that people are born with it. People with PWS have seven genes on chromosome 15 that are ...
- Prader-Willi Syndrome : Read About Causes and Treatment
*Prader-Willi syndrome facts by John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP. Prader-Willi syndrome (also called Prader-Labhart-Willi syndrome, or PWS) is a complex genetic …
- Mental Health and Behavior: MedlinePlus
URL of this page: https://medlineplus.gov/mentalhealthandbehavior.html. Mental Health and Behavior
- Prader-Willi Syndrome - Verywell
Prader-Willi Syndrome and Obesity, and PWS look-alikes By Celanie K. Christensen, M.S. and Bryan E. Hainline, M.D., Ph.D. Obesity is a common finding in our general ...
- Prader-Willi Syndrome: Obesity due to Genomic Imprinting
Prader-Willi Syndrome - Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prognosis, Pictures, Life Expectancy, Causes, Photos, Images. This is an uncommon condition which is …
- Prader-Willi Syndrome - American Family Physician
note: Score 1 point for each major criterion and 0.5 point for each minor criterion. A diagnosis of Prader-Willi syndrome should be suspected in children younger than ...