Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome in a child with Chiari I malformation: Case report

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  • The authors present the case of a child diagnosed as having Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome and Chiari I malformation. Hemihypertrophy is associated with Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome and has been described in conjunction with Chiari I malformation. The authors hypothesize that the hemihypertrophy that may involve the skull base and Chiari I malformation found in their patient are not spurious findings but are pathologically related, perhaps by slight dysmorphologies of the posterior cranial fossa.
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  • Tubbs RS; Oakes WJ
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  • 172
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  • 174
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  • SUPPL. 2