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The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 37, Issue 3, pp 105–107 | Cite as

Syndrome of retarded growth, obesity, muscular hypotonia and mental retardation (Prader-Willi syndrome)

Report of a case
  • S. P. Agrawal
  • S. K. Dikshit
  • L. Tandon
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Summary

A 1 1/2-year-old male child with the Prader-Willi syndrome (retarded growth, obesity, muscular hypotonia and mental retardation) has been described.

Keywords

Mental Retardation Retinitis Pigmentosa Retarded Growth Cryptorchidism Fasting Blood Sugar 
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References

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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. P. Agrawal
    • 1
  • S. K. Dikshit
    • 1
  • L. Tandon
    • 1
  1. 1.Varanasi

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