Prader-willi syndrome – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Prader-willi syndrome – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Prader-Willi syndrome is a genetic disorder that, in infancy, causes poor feeding and low muscle tone, and then in childhood, and then overeating, intellectual disability, and low sex hormones starting in childhood. It happens when a handful of genes on chromosome 15 aren’t transcribed into messenger RNA and therefore aren’t expressed. Among these are SNRPN…