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BWS (Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome)

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A baby with Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome is born large, macrosomic, and grows into a gigantic infant.

Another name for this association is the EMG syndrome because of the triad of classical features:

  • exomphalos
  • macroglossia
  • gigantism

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