Other Names for this Disease
- EMG Syndrome
- Exomphalos - macroglossia - gigantism
- Exomphalos macroglossia gigantism syndrome
- Wiedemann-Beckwith syndrome
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omphalocele and/or develop low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome is also associated with an increased rate of tumor (e.g., Wilm's tumor, adrenal carcinoma) development. Complications in infancy can become life threatening, however children with this syndrome tend to do well and have a normal to near normal learning ability.Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome is a growth disorder that causes large body size, large organs, and other symptoms. The condition is present from birth. Newborns may be born with
Last updated: 8/8/2012
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