What is the prevalence of Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) in the US?

Updated: Oct 10, 2018
  • Author: Ann Scheimann, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Luis O Rohena, MD, FAAP, FACMG  more...
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Most cases of Prader-Willi syndrome are sporadic. Burd et al reported a prevalence rate of 1 per 16,062 population. [26] Butler reported a prevalence rate of 1 per 25,000 population. [27]


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