6q16 microdeletion syndrome

What is 6q16 microdeletion syndrome?

Deletion 6q16 syndrome is a Prader-Willi like syndrome characterized by obesity, hyperphagia, hypotonia, small hands and feet, eye/vision anomalies, and global developmental delay.

Other condition names

  • Del(6)(q16)
  • Monosomy 6q16
  • Prader-Willi-like syndrome due to microdeletion 6q16

Inheritance type



  • Worldwide: <1 in 1,000 000
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