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Doctors get closer to deciding the true birth prevalence of Prader-Willi syndrome

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A more reliable estimate of the prevalence of Prader-Willi syndrome in Australian babies is now available, following the first population study to assess genetically proven cases.

The birth prevalence of 4/100 000 live births (95% confidence interval 2.7 to 5.7) or ~1/25 000 live births /year is based on 30 …

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