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Arch Dis Child. 2003 Mar;88(3):263-4.

Birth prevalence of Prader-Willi syndrome in Australia.

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Department of Cytogenetics, Children's Hospital at Westmead, NSW, Australia. ellies@chw.edu.au

Abstract

This is the first population based study to estimate the birth prevalence of DNA proven Prader-Willi syndrome. Thirty infants were reported to the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit between 1998 and 2000, a prevalence of 4 per 100,000 live births or approximately 1/25,000 live births per annum.

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12598399
PMCID:
PMC1719461
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