leprechaun

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Related to leprechaunism: Prader Willi syndrome

leprechaun

(lĕp`rəkŏn), Irish fairy represented as a tiny old man. Leprechauns are mischievous and elusive creatures, said to possess buried crocks of gold, the location of which they will reveal if forced.

leprechaun

small supernatural creature associated with shoemaking and hidden treasure. [Irish Folklore: Benét, 579]
See: Fairy

leprechaun

(in Irish folklore) a mischievous elf, often believed to have a treasure hoard
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Perhaps it is some sort of diversity initiative celebrating leprechaunism.
It is also known as Leprechaunism and those with the Syndrome often have elfin features and are smaller than usual.
A 15-year-old girl was followed in the Genetic outpatients' clinic with initial diagnosis of Leprechaunism Syndrome due to muscle atrophy since the age of three months.