Omphalocele and macroglossia: a case of Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome


  • Shafqat Mahmood Department of Family Medicine, PHCC, Doha, Qatar
  • Muhammad Tanveer Alam Department of Family Medicine, PHCC, Doha, Qatar



Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome, Omphalocele, Macroglossia


Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome (BWS) is a pediatric overgrowth disorder which predisposes to tumor development. The following case study examined a prenatal finding of omphalocele with postnatal findings of macroglossia and cutaneous hemangioma, ultimately leading to a diagnosis of BWS. This case highlighted the features of BWS, the diagnostic principles and the importance of a multidisciplinary team approach to its management.


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How to Cite

Mahmood, S., & Alam, M. T. (2023). Omphalocele and macroglossia: a case of Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 11(4), 1357–1360.



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