Birth prevalence of Prader-Willi syndrome in Australia

A. Smith, J. Egan, G. Ridley, E. Haan, P. Montgomery, K. Williams, E. Elliott

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Abstract

This is the first population based study to estimate the birth prevalence of DNA proven Prader-Willi syndrome. Thirty infants were reported to the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit between 1998 and 2000, a prevalence of 4 per 100 000 live births or ∼1/25 000 live births per annum.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)263-264
Number of pages2
JournalArchives of Disease in Childhood
Volume88
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2003
Externally publishedYes

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Smith, A., Egan, J., Ridley, G., Haan, E., Montgomery, P., Williams, K., & Elliott, E. (2003). Birth prevalence of Prader-Willi syndrome in Australia. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 88(3), 263-264. https://doi.org/10.1136/adc.88.3.263