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Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome

Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome: Introduction

Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by macroglossia, omphalocele, macrosomia and ear creases. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome?

Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome: Related Patient Stories

Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome

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Less Common Symptoms of Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome

Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Beckwith-Wiedemann 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 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, irritable bowel syndrome, is over-diagnosed, 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 more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that 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. 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 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" around the arm to measure blood pressure 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 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 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 more »

Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome

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Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome

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Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome: Animations

Research about Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome

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Statistics for Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome

Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome:

Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome, or a subtype of Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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