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Prader-Willi Syndrome in Infant Monozygotic Twins

Prader-Willi Syndrome in Infant Monozygotic Twins Abstract The Prader-Willi syndrome was diagnosed in 9-month-old monozygotic twins. The fact that they are concordant monozygotic twins raises the possibility of a genetic cause for the syndrome. References 1. Holt SB: The Genetics of Dermal Ridges , publication 692. American lecture series, American Lectures in Living Chemistry, Springfield, Ill, Charles C Thomas, Publisher, 1968. 2. Iturzaeta NF, Hillman DA, Colle E: Measurement of plasma cortisol in children and adults . J Clin Endocrinol Metab 30:185-189, 1970.Crossref 3. Dunn HG: The Prader-Labhart-Willi syndrome: Review of the literature and report of nine cases . Acta Paediatr Scand ( (Suppl) ) 186:1-38, 1968. 4. Zellweger H, Schneider HJ: Syndrome of hypotonia-hypomentia-hypogonadism-obesity (HHHO) or Prader-Willi syndrome . Am J Dis Child 115:588-598, 1968. 5. Laurence BM: Hypotonia, mental retardation, obesity, and cryptorchidism associated with dwarfism and diabetes in children . Arch Dis Child 42:126-139, 1967.Crossref 6. Jancar J: Prader-Willi syndrome (hypotonia, obesity, hypogonadism, growth and mental retardation) . J Ment Defic Res 15:20-29, 1971. 7. Hall BD, Smith DW: Prader-Willi syndrome . J Pediatr 81:286-293, 1972.Crossref 8. Hillman DA, Colle E: Plasma growth hormone and insulin responses in short children . Am J Dis Child 117:636-644, 1969. 9. Gabilan JC: Syndrome de Prader, Labhart, et Willi . Journeés Pédiatriques i:179, 1962. 10. Royer P: Le diabète sucré dans le syndrome de Willi-Prader . Journ Annu Diabetol Hotel Dieu 4:91, 1963. 11. Murdoch JL: B-Prader-Willi syndrome . Birth Defects 5( (pt 2) ):213, 1969. 12. Evans PR: Hypogenital dystrophy with diabetic tendency . Guys Hosp Rep 113:207, 1964. 13. Cohen MM, Gorlin RJ: The Prader-Willi syndrome . Am J Dis Child 117:213-218, 1969. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Journal of Diseases of Children American Medical Association

Prader-Willi Syndrome in Infant Monozygotic Twins

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American Medical Association
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Copyright © 1973 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
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0002-922X
DOI
10.1001/archpedi.1973.02110190098021
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Abstract

Abstract The Prader-Willi syndrome was diagnosed in 9-month-old monozygotic twins. The fact that they are concordant monozygotic twins raises the possibility of a genetic cause for the syndrome. References 1. Holt SB: The Genetics of Dermal Ridges , publication 692. American lecture series, American Lectures in Living Chemistry, Springfield, Ill, Charles C Thomas, Publisher, 1968. 2. Iturzaeta NF, Hillman DA, Colle E: Measurement of plasma cortisol in children and adults . J Clin Endocrinol Metab 30:185-189, 1970.Crossref 3. Dunn HG: The Prader-Labhart-Willi syndrome: Review of the literature and report of nine cases . Acta Paediatr Scand ( (Suppl) ) 186:1-38, 1968. 4. Zellweger H, Schneider HJ: Syndrome of hypotonia-hypomentia-hypogonadism-obesity (HHHO) or Prader-Willi syndrome . Am J Dis Child 115:588-598, 1968. 5. Laurence BM: Hypotonia, mental retardation, obesity, and cryptorchidism associated with dwarfism and diabetes in children . Arch Dis Child 42:126-139, 1967.Crossref 6. Jancar J: Prader-Willi syndrome (hypotonia, obesity, hypogonadism, growth and mental retardation) . J Ment Defic Res 15:20-29, 1971. 7. Hall BD, Smith DW: Prader-Willi syndrome . J Pediatr 81:286-293, 1972.Crossref 8. Hillman DA, Colle E: Plasma growth hormone and insulin responses in short children . Am J Dis Child 117:636-644, 1969. 9. Gabilan JC: Syndrome de Prader, Labhart, et Willi . Journeés Pédiatriques i:179, 1962. 10. Royer P: Le diabète sucré dans le syndrome de Willi-Prader . Journ Annu Diabetol Hotel Dieu 4:91, 1963. 11. Murdoch JL: B-Prader-Willi syndrome . Birth Defects 5( (pt 2) ):213, 1969. 12. Evans PR: Hypogenital dystrophy with diabetic tendency . Guys Hosp Rep 113:207, 1964. 13. Cohen MM, Gorlin RJ: The Prader-Willi syndrome . Am J Dis Child 117:213-218, 1969.

Journal

American Journal of Diseases of ChildrenAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jul 1, 1973

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