"Prader-Willi Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An autosomal dominant disorder caused by deletion of the proximal long arm of the paternal chromosome 15 (15q11-q13) or by inheritance of both of the pair of chromosomes 15 from the mother (UNIPARENTAL DISOMY) which are imprinted (GENETIC IMPRINTING) and hence silenced. Clinical manifestations include MENTAL RETARDATION; MUSCULAR HYPOTONIA; HYPERPHAGIA; OBESITY; short stature; HYPOGONADISM; STRABISMUS; and HYPERSOMNOLENCE. (Menkes, Textbook of Child Neurology, 5th ed, p229)
- Prader-Willi Syndrome
- Prader Willi Syndrome
- Syndrome, Prader-Willi
- Willi-Prader Syndrome
- Syndrome, Willi-Prader
- Willi Prader Syndrome
- Prader Labhart Willi Syndrome
- Prader-Labhart-Willi Syndrome
- Syndrome, Prader-Labhart-Willi
- Labhart-Willi Syndrome
- Labhart Willi Syndrome
- Syndrome, Labhart-Willi
- Labhart-Willi-Prader-Fanconi Syndrome
- Labhart Willi Prader Fanconi Syndrome
- Syndrome, Labhart-Willi-Prader-Fanconi
- Royer Syndrome
- Syndrome, Royer
- Royer's Syndrome
- Royers Syndrome
- Syndrome, Royer's
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