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Am Fam Physician. 2005 Sep 1;72(5):827-30.

Prader-Willi syndrome.

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National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892-3717, USA.


To complement the 2005 Annual Clinical Focus on medical genomics, AFP is publishing a series of short reviews on genetic syndromes. This series was designed to increase awareness of these diseases so that family physicians can recognize and diagnose children with these disorders and understand the type of care they might require in the future. This review discusses Prader-Willi syndrome.

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