Brain structural alterations in obese children with and without Prader-Willi Syndrome.

@article{Xu2017BrainSA,
  title={Brain structural alterations in obese children with and without Prader-Willi Syndrome.},
  author={Mingze Xu and Yi Zhang and Karen M. Von Deneen and Huaiqiu Zhu and Jia-Hong Gao},
  journal={Human brain mapping},
  year={2017},
  volume={38 8},
  pages={
          4228-4238
        }
}
Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) is a genetic imprinting disorder that is mainly characterized by hyperphagia and childhood obesity. Previous neuroimaging studies revealed that there is a significant difference in brain activation patterns between obese children with and without PWS. However, whether there are differences in the brain structure of obese children… CONTINUE READING