Beckwith-Wiedeman syndrome

(bĕk′wĭth-vēd′ĕ-măn)

An autosomal dominant syndrome whose hallmarks are enlargement of the tongue and visceral organs, gigantism, and umbilical hernia, often with neonatal hypoglycemia.

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