French database of children and adolescents with Prader-Willi syndrome

  title={French database of children and adolescents with Prader-Willi syndrome},
  author={Catherine Molinas and Laurent Cazals and Gwena{\"e}lle Diene and M{\'e}lanie Glattard and Catherine Arnaud and Ma{\"i}th{\'e} Tauber},
  journal={BMC Medical Genetics},
  pages={89 - 89}
Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) is a rare multisystem genetic disease leading to severe complications mainly related to obesity. We strongly lack information on the natural history of this complex disease and on what factors are involved in its evolution and its outcome. One of the objectives of the French reference centre for Prader-Willi syndrome set-up in 2004 was to set-up a database in order to make the inventory of Prader-Willi syndrome cases and initiate a national cohort study in the area… CONTINUE READING

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