Images in clinical medicine | Volume 37, Article 317, 07 Dec 2020 | 10.11604/pamj.2020.37.317.26158

A rare case of Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome with encephalocele

Rakesh Khatana, Anamika Khatana

Corresponding author: Rakesh Khatana, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved College hospital and research Centre, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha, Maharashtra, India

Received: 20 Sep 2020 - Accepted: 20 Oct 2020 - Published: 07 Dec 2020

Domain: Pediatrics (general)

Keywords: Macrosomia, macroglossia, encephalocele

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Cite this article: Rakesh Khatana et al. A rare case of Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome with encephalocele. Pan African Medical Journal. 2020;37:317. [doi: 10.11604/pamj.2020.37.317.26158]

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A rare case of Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome with encephalocele

A rare case of Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome with encephalocele

Rakesh Khatana, Anamika Khatana

 

1Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved College hospital and research Centre, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha, Maharashtra, India, 2Department of Rog-Nidan, Shri Dhanwantri Ayurvedic Medical College and Research Centre, Chhata, Mathura (UP)

 

 

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Rakesh Khatana, Mahatma Gandhi Ayurved College hospital and research Centre, Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha, Maharashtra, India

 

 

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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.

 

 

Figure 1: A) anterior view with macroglossia and macrosomia; B) posterior View with encephalocele

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Images in clinical medicine

A rare case of Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome with encephalocele

Images in clinical medicine

A rare case of Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome with encephalocele

Images in clinical medicine

A rare case of Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome with encephalocele

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