Prader Willi Syndrome

July 26, 2010 by staff 

Prader Willi Syndrome

Prader Willi Syndrome, Prader Willi Syndrome is also known as PWS is a rare genetic disease. PWS symptoms may be different. Some of the most common symptoms are muscle weakness and the insatiable appetite, which leads to obesity. Other symptoms include problems and characteristics of behavior, speech problems, violations of OCD type, length short, incomplete sexual development, and more.

Disorders of the name of the doctors who first noticed in 1956 by Andrea Prader, Alexis Labhart and Willi Heinrich. Much remains unknown about this disorder. It is known that Prader-Willi syndrome genetic and should not be confused with a hereditary disease. Prader Willi Syndrome occurs only in the period of 1-10 000 and 1 in 25,000 live births.

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