Beckwith-Wiedeman syndrome

Beckwith-Wiedeman syndrome

(bĕk′wĭth-vēd′ĕ-măn)
An autosomal dominant syndrome whose hallmarks are enlargement of the tongue and visceral organs, gigantism, and umbilical hernia, often with neonatal hypoglycemia.
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The 24-year-old, who suffers from a rare overgrowth disorder known as Beckwith-Wiedeman Syndrome, is determined to achieve her Rio dream despite having just one lung and an enlarged kidney.
One-fourth to one-third cases of PMD is associated with Beckwith-Wiedeman syndrome (10) (macrosomia, hemihyperplasia, visceromegaly, omphalocele, macroglossia, renal anomalies and adrenal cytomegaly).