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Type: Journal article
Title: Birth prevalence of Prader-Willi syndrome in Australia
Author: Smith, A.
Egan, J.
Ridley, G.
Haan, E.
Montgomery, P.
Williams, K.
Elliott, E.
Citation: Archives of Disease in Childhood, 2003; 88(3):263-264
Publisher: British Med Journal Publ Group
Issue Date: 2003
ISSN: 0003-9888
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A Smith, J Egan, G Ridley, E Haan, P Montgomery, K Williams, E Elliott
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.
Keywords: Prader-Willi syndrome; genetics; epidemiology
Rights: Copyright © 2003 by the BMJ Publishing Group Ltd.
RMID: 0020031732
DOI: 10.1136/adc.88.3.263
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