[Childhood obesity as a symptom of genetic syndromes].

  title={[Childhood obesity as a symptom of genetic syndromes].},
  author={Eva Seemanov{\'a} and Hugo W. R{\"u}diger and Manfred Dreyer},
  journal={Ceskoslovenska pediatrie},
  volume={44 5},
The authors describe on examples from the practice of a genetic clinic seven different genetic syndromes associated with obesity: Laurence-Moon-Biedl, Alström, Weiss, Cohen, Carpenter, Prader-Willi and syndrome of insulin resistance. The autosomal recessive determination of the majority of these syndromes emphasizes their genetic impact with a high risk of… CONTINUE READING