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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Prader Willi Syndrome By: Adeline How do you test for Prader-Willi Syndrome? The diagnosis for Prader-Willi Syndrome is by a blood test. There is also a methylation analysis test. That detects about 99% of cases. Another is a FISH (fluorescent in-situ hybridization)test which will identify PWS if there is a deletion, but not those withan imprinting error. Prader-Willi Syndrom (PWS) is causedby a problem in chromosome 15. What is it like to live with Prader-Willi Syndrome? Many of the affected have troubletelling when they are full. Theycan't control the urge to keepeating, causing obesity. They couldalso have learning disabilities, causingthem to learn at a slower pacethan others. Current Research on Prader-WilliSyndrome: The United States has a lot of research on this disorder.We know what is key to helping Prader-Willi Syndrome,(early diagnosis), how many children are affected withthis disorder, (1/12,000-1/15,000), and we know thesymptoms of Prader-Willi (listed above). There is no curefor Prader-Willi Syndrome, but early diagnosis is key. Works Cited: "Prader-Willi Syndrome." Prader-Willi Syndrome. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Feb. 2015. What causes Prader-Willi Syndrome? Prader-Willi Syndrome is caused by a person inheriting twomaternal copies of chromosome 15, instead of one copy from each parent. People affected with Prader-Willi syndrometend to suffer from mental, behavioral and physical problems. They also find it extremelydifficult to stop eating-causing the victimto become obese. Symptoms: A person with Prader-Willi Syndromemay look like this: "Symptoms and Treatment." Symptoms and Treatment RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Feb. 2015. "Prader-Willi Syndrome | Disease | Cause | Office of Rare Diseases Research (ORDR-NCATS)." N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Jan. 2015. "Expert Opinion on Orphan Drugs." Current Status and Perspectives in the Treatment of Prader-Willi Syndrome, , Informa Healthcare. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Mar. 2015.
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