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Prader-Willi syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Obesity, muscular hypotonia, mental retardation, short stature, hypogonadotropic hypogonadism, and small hands and feet
  • Prader Labhart Willi syndrome
  • PWS
  • Willi-Prader syndrome
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  • My foster child will be tested for Prader-Willi syndrome, but has a very high IQ. Is it possible for people with Prader-Willi to have high IQs?   Click here for answer

  • Does the menstrual cycle happen earlier in Prader-Willi syndrome?
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  • For individuals with Prader Willi syndrome, how does this condition affect their lives when they get older? Click here for answer