Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome

Case contributed by Hani Makky Al Salam

Patient Data

Age: 5 months
Gender: Male

Macroglossia on the lateral view of face. Liver clips from resection of hepatoblastoma on the chest x-ray. Hemihypertrophy on the frontal projections of the limbs.


Status post partial hepatectomy for resection of hepatoblastoma.

Nuclear medicine

Normal tracer uptake throughout the imaged skeleton. The left lower limbs is longer than the right.

Case Discussion

Left limb hemihypertrophy in a patient with hepatoblastoma (imaging following resection). Both are associated with Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome. This is an overgrowth syndrome most commonly associated with Wilms tumor.

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