Clinical report—health supervision for children with Prader-Willi syndrome

Pediatrics. 2011 Jan;127(1):195-204. doi: 10.1542/peds.2010-2820. Epub 2010 Dec 27.


This set of guidelines was designed to assist the pediatrician in caring for children with Prader-Willi syndrome diagnosed by clinical features and confirmed by molecular testing. Prader-Willi syndrome provides an excellent example of how early diagnosis and management can improve the long-term outcome for some genetic disorders.

Publication types

  • Practice Guideline

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Male
  • Prader-Willi Syndrome / diagnosis*
  • Prader-Willi Syndrome / therapy*
  • Young Adult