The obesity hypoventilation syndrome and the Prader-Willi syndrome.

Abstract

Fourteen children with the Prader-Willi syndrome have been managed at the Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children between the years 1964-1980--twelve male, two female. Six male children developed features of the obesity hypoventilation syndrome. The age of onset of this complication ranged from 4.0 to 12.6 years. With one exception those children with the… (More)

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