A case of Beckwith- Wiedemann syndrome with peculiar dental findings

Francesco Callea, Izzet Yavuz, G. Clarich, A. Gunay, A. Vinciguerra, Mehmet Unal, C. Sahbaz, M. Sinan Dogan, Francisco Cammarata-Scalisi

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Abstract

Background Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome (BWS, OMIM 130650) is a rare genetic disorder characterised by overgrowth, tumor predisposition and congenital malformations. Few systemic manifestations and oral features have been reported so far. Case report We report on a case of BWS, describing all features expanding the knowledge on oro-dentofacial phenotypes, along with a review of the literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)315-317
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Journal of Paediatric Dentistry
Volume17
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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Keywords

  • Beckwith Wiedemann syndrome
  • Mouth
  • Oral manifestations
  • Systemic manifestations

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Medicine(all)
  • Dentistry(all)

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Callea, F., Yavuz, I., Clarich, G., Gunay, A., Vinciguerra, A., Unal, M., Sahbaz, C., Sinan Dogan, M., & Cammarata-Scalisi, F. (2016). A case of Beckwith- Wiedemann syndrome with peculiar dental findings. European Journal of Paediatric Dentistry, 17(4), 315-317.