In utero prenatal diagnosis of Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome; a case report

Israel Meizner, Rivka Carmi, Miriam Katz, Vaclav Insler

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Abstract

The Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome is an unusual complex of abnormalities that includes mainly omphalocele, macroglossia, natal and postnatal gigantism, visceromegaly and neonatal hypoglycemia. A case is presented where sonographic prenatal diagnosis of this rare condition was made. Prenatal findings and postnatal management are described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)259-264
Number of pages6
JournalEuropean Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
Volume32
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1989
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Hypoglycemia
  • Macroglossia
  • Omphalocele
  • Visceromegaly

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