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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Prader-willi Syndrome is a genetic disorder where the child receives two copies of maternal chromosome 15. The child will be missing chromosome 15 from their father. There are tests to see if your child will have Prader-willi Syndrome and they work 99% of the time. Prader-willi Syndrome by: Max Symptoms of the disease are:Poor muscle toneDistinct facial featuresFailure to thrive Lack of eye coordination (strabismus)Generally poor responsivenessFood craving and weight gainUnderdeveloped sex organsPoor growth and physical developmentIntellectual disabilityDelayed motor developmentSpeech problemsBehavior problemsSleep disordersScoliosisOther endocrine problems The test you take to see if you have PWS (prader-willi syndrome) is a blood test or a genetic test. Cause Symptoms Diagnosis A child with PWS would need: Good nutritionHuman growth hormone treatmentSex hormone treatmentHealthy dietOverall development treatmentMental healthcare Life with the disease There are no known cures for PWS. The lives of people can be improved if found early on because you can manage symptoms better but, more effective therapies are needed.PWS cant be prevented at this timepeople with PWS can have children in the future, however those children could be affected by the disorder. It is recommended that PWS carriers seek a genetic counselor. There is no cure for PWS, but there is therapy to help control PWS. Research "Prader-Willi Syndrome." Lifestyle and Home Remedies. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Feb. 2015.Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 23 Jan. 2015. Web. 09 Feb. 2015."PraderWilli Syndrome." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 01 Feb. 2015."OMIM Entry - * 611217 - PRADER-WILLI REGION NONCODING RNA 2; PWRN2." OMIM Entry - * 611217 - PRADER-WILLI REGION NONCODING RNA 2; PWRN2. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Feb. 2015."Diagnosis & Treatment." Foundation for PraderWilli Research. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Feb. 2015."Prader-Willi Syndrome." Prevention. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Feb. 2015."Is There a Cure for Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS)?" Is There a Cure for Prader-Willi Syndrome Citations
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