CASE REPORT ON INCREASED RISK OF CELLULITIS IN PRADER WILLI SYNDROME (PWS)
Aisha Jalaludeen* and Said Ali Muhammad
Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS), first described by Prader, Labhardt and Willi in 1956, is a congenital disorder in which various configurations of seven genes on chromosome 15. Prader-Willi syndrome is a complex disorder affecting multiple systems with many manifestations relating to hypothalamic insufficiency. Major findings include infantile hypotonic, developmental delay and mental retardation, behavior disorder, characteristic facial appearance, obesity, hypogonadism, and short stature. Obesity and the behavioral problems are the major causes of morbidity and mortality. In our case study we discuss about a 27 year old male patient who is a known case of Prader Willi syndrome with morbid obesity since 2009 and now suffers from Extensive Filarial Cellulites right lower limb. He is also a known case of Type 2 respiratory failure.
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