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Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome

Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome

Overview

Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome in the newborn is a consistent group of findings of unknown cause and is characterized by large tongue (macroglossia), large organs (visceromegaly), large body size (macrosomia), hernia of the navel (omphalocele) and small head (microcephaly).

Update Date 5/1/2011