May 01, 2003 · Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) is a disorder comprising severe neonatal hypotonia, hypogonadism, gross obesity, short stature, small hands and feet, mental handicap, a characteristic facial appearance (almond shaped eyes, thin downturned upper lip, and a narrow bitemporal diameter), nasal, inarticulate speech, and a particular personality profile.1,2 Prader-Willi syndrome has a biphasic course.Cited by: 30. With the advancement of medical care, the survival of most patients with syndromal genetic disease is greatly improved. In this case report, we have reported an adult Prader-Willi syndrome patient who is being diagnosed at the age of 33. The clinical features and their associated complications during adulthood have been reviewed.Cited by: 1.
Prader Willi Syndrome Symptoms. Prader Willi syndrome sufferers have developed a constant eating habit at their early age of life, as their hunger is not satisfied or can be indicated as voracious appetite which causes hyperphagia (chronic overeating) and leads to obesity. Some typical symptoms associated with Prader Willi syndrome for children are. By: B.J. Goff (2008) Focus of the manual is primarily on group homes and their residential programs but the contents may also be used as part of a specialized training program in Prader-Willi syndrome. Required reading for all caregivers involved with clients with PWS. Softcover booklet, 78 pages P,C.