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Bell’s palsy following growth hormone therapy in a patient with Prader-Willi syndrome: The first report

Author(s): Setila Dalili, Elham Bidabadi, Babak Behnam

Prader–Willi syndrome (PWS) is a complex genetic disorder with different manifestations in infancy and childhood including obesity, type 2 diabetes mellitus, mild to moderate intellectual impairment and learning disabilities. In this syndrome, growth hormone therapy improves outcomes. For the first time, here we report a 11-year-old boy with PWS who presented with three episodes of unilateral facial palsy after starting growth hormone therapy.


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