Prader-Willi Syndrome Support Group

Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) is a genetic disorder in which seven genes (or some subset thereof) on chromosome 15 are missing or unexpressed (chromosome 15q partial deletion). PWS is characterized by hyperphagia and food preoccupations, as well as small stature and mental retardation. In 2000, the US FDA approved the use of growth hormone treatment for treating symptoms...

Genetic & Metabolic
Prader-Willi Syndrome Support Group