Beckwith, John Bruce

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John Bruce, U.S. pediatric pathologist, 1933–.
Beckwith syndrome - Synonym(s): Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome
Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome - exomphalos, macroglossia, and gigantism, often with neonatal hypoglycemia; autosomal recessive inheritance. Synonym(s): Beckwith syndrome; EMG syndrome
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Beckwith syndrome, Morquio syndrome and Down syndrome are among those that may exhibit macroglossia.
Matthew was born with a condition called Beckwith Syndrome and his throat was blocked by an enlarged tongue.