Cecilia Mellado S

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BACKGROUND Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) is a neurogenetic disease characterized by neonatal hypotonia, retarded mental and motor development, hypogonadism, hyperphagia, morbid obesity and dysmorphic facial features. It has an incidence of 1:12.000-15.000 newborns and is caused by abnormalities in genes located in 15q11q13. PWS is one of the most frequent(More)
People born with Down syndrome have an increased risk of birth defects and are more vulnerable to certain illnesses. Health care for them should emphasize prevention, early diagnosis and early treatment of their most common health conditions. A healthy lifestyle promotes future physical and intellectual development. The purpose of this review is to update(More)
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