Is intensive follow-up for early detection of tumors effective in children with Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome?

Andrea Di Cataldo, Riccardo Haupt, Paola Fabietti, Gino Schilirò

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Abstract

Two cases of Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome who developed malignant tumor and eventually died are reported. The patients followed two different screening programs for early detection of cancer, and the most appropriate schedule of follow-up in carriers of this syndrome is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)372-374
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Genetics
Volume50
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1996

Keywords

  • Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome
  • Pediatric tumors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics(clinical)
  • Genetics

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