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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Prader-Willi syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • PWS
  • Willi-Prader syndrome
  • Prader-Labhart-Willi syndrome
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Your Questions Answered


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  • I'm pregnant and my brother has Prader-Willi syndrome. What is the chance of my child having the same condition? Can it be hereditary and can I test for it before my child is born? Click here for answer

  • My foster child will be tested for Prader-Willi syndrome, but has a very high IQ. Is it possible for people with Prader-Willi to have high IQs?   Click here for answer

  • Does the menstrual cycle happen earlier in Prader-Willi syndrome? Click here for answer

  • For individuals with Prader Willi syndrome, how does this condition affect their lives when they get older? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • PWS
  • Willi-Prader syndrome
  • Prader-Labhart-Willi syndrome
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.