Muscle-bone characteristics in children with Prader-Willi syndrome.

  title={Muscle-bone characteristics in children with Prader-Willi syndrome.},
  author={Thomas Edouard and Cheri Deal and G. J. A. van Vliet and Natacha Gaulin and Alain Moreau and Frank Rauch and Nathalie Alos},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  volume={97 2},
BACKGROUND A decrease in muscle mass, low motor performance, and normal lumbar spine bone mineral density (BMD) have been reported in children with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS). However, these data are limited by the fact that PWS children (who have short stature) were compared to age-matched healthy or obese individuals of normal height. OBJECTIVE The goal of the present study was to compare bone and muscle characteristics in PWS children to sex- and age- or height-matched healthy subjects… CONTINUE READING


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