Which genetic syndromes are associated with childhood obesity?

Updated: Dec 01, 2020
  • Author: Steven M Schwarz, MD, FAAP, FACN, AGAF; Chief Editor: Jatinder Bhatia, MBBS, FAAP  more...
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Genetic syndromes associated with childhood obesity include the following:

  • Prader-Willi syndrome

  • Pseudohypoparathyroidism

  • Laurence-Moon-Biedl (Bardet-Biedl) syndrome

  • Cohen syndrome

  • Down syndrome

  • Turner syndrome

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