A rare case of Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome with encephalocele

Rakesh Khatana, Anamika Khatana

PAMJ. 2020; 37:317. Published 07 Dec 2020 | doi:10.11604/pamj.2020.37.317.26158

A premature female child was delivered with polyhydramnios, an unusually large placenta and long umbilical cord. The clinical examination revealed that there is macrosomia, macroglossia and encephalocele. The patient also had complains of hypoglycemia on 2nd day and on the clinical examination, the patient was diagnosed with a rare case of Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome with encephalocele.
Corresponding author
Rakesh Khatana, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved College hospital and research Centre, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha, Maharashtra, India (Rakesh.khatana2011@gmail.com)

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