Wiedemann-Beckwith syndrome: Introduction
Wiedemann-Beckwith syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by an enlarged tongue, omphalocele, excessive birth weight and ear creases.
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causes, and treatments of Wiedemann-Beckwith syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Wiedemann-Beckwith syndrome
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symptoms of Wiedemann-Beckwith syndrome
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Wiedemann-Beckwith syndrome:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Child General Health: Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Wiedemann-Beckwith syndrome?
Wiedemann-Beckwith syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Wiedemann-Beckwith syndrome
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Less Common Symptoms of Wiedemann-Beckwith syndrome
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occasional symptoms of Wiedemann-Beckwith syndrome
Wiedemann-Beckwith syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Wiedemann-Beckwith syndrome
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms....read more »
Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms
of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed.
The best known, ...read more »
Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea
is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance.
The...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad...read more »
Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down
with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of course, also fail to be...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff"...read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive
conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children.
See misdiagnosis...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent
difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases.
Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, irritable bowel...read more »
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Wiedemann-Beckwith syndrome: Rare Types
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Definitions of Wiedemann-Beckwith syndrome:
Enlarged tongue, omphalocele and other umbilical abnormalities, cytomegaly of the adrenal cortex, hyperplasia of gonadal interstitial cells, renal hyperplasia with medullary dysplasia, pancreatic hyperplasia, visceromegaly, and hypoglycemia with various neoplastic diseases and other disorders.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
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