Prader-Willi syndrome

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Synonyms: Prader-Labhart-Willi syndrome

A rare genetic neurodevelopmental syndrome characterized by hypothalamic-pituitary dysfunction with severe hypotonia and feeding deficits during the neonatal period followed by an excessive weight gain period with hyperphagia with a risk of severe obesity during childhood and adulthood learning difficulties deficits of social skills and behavioral problems or severe psychiatric problems.

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