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Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome

  • Prevention

    There is no known prevention for Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome. Genetic counseling may be of value for families who would like to have additional children.


    References

    Cohen P, Shim M. Hyperpituitarism, tall stature, and overgrowth syndromes. In: Kliegman RM, Behrman RE, Jenson HB, Stanton BF, eds. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. 18th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2007:chap 561.