Oral mucosa in children with Prader-Willi syndrome.

  title={Oral mucosa in children with Prader-Willi syndrome.},
  author={Dorota Olczak-Kowalczyk and Aneta Witt and D Gozdowski and Maria Ginalska-Malinowska},
  journal={Journal of oral pathology & medicine : official publication of the International Association of Oral Pathologists and the American Academy of Oral Pathology},
  volume={40 10},
UNLABELLED Prader-Willi syndrome is a genetic disorder. Abnormal saliva secretion, emotional and behaviour problems, may affect the health status of the oral mucousa. OBJECTIVES To assess the impact of self-destructive behaviour and abnormal saliva secretion on the oral mucosa in children with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS). MATERIALS AND METHODS Fifteen PWS's children (mean age 9.8 ± 4.4 years) and 15 healthy children (mean age 11.5 ± 3.5 years) were assessed for self-destructive behaviours… CONTINUE READING