Change in prevalence of congenital defects in children with Prader-Willi syndrome.

  title={Change in prevalence of congenital defects in children with Prader-Willi syndrome.},
  author={Mar{\'i}a del V Torrado and Mar{\'i}a Eugenia Foncuberta and M F de Castro Perez and Luis Pablo Gravina and Hilda Ver{\'o}nica Ar{\'a}oz and Edgardo M Baialardo and L P Chertkoff},
  volume={131 2},
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of congenital defects observed in patients with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) and to compare this prevalence with that described in the general population. In addition, these findings were correlated with the different etiologic subtypes. METHODS A total of 180 children with PWS followed for 13 years were included in this study. Diagnosis was confirmed by the methylation test, and genetic subtypes were established by using… CONTINUE READING
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