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ISSN: 2637-6636

Interventions in Pediatric Dentistry: Open Access Journal

Case Report(ISSN: 2637-6636)

Varied clinical and Oral Presentation of Beckwith – Wiedemann Syndrome - Report of a Case from Saudi Arabia

Volume 3 - Issue 3

Abeer Alghofaili1, Rouba Mohammed Alhajris1 and Bina Kashyap2*

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    • 1Buraydah Private Dental College, Saudi Arabia
    • 2Department of Oral Pathology, Buraydah Private Dental College, Saudi Arabia

    *Corresponding author:Bina Kashyap, Department of Oral Pathology, Buraydah Private Dental College, Buraydah, Saudi Arabia

Received:October 10, 2019;   Published: October 23, 2019

DOI: 10.32474/IPDOAJ.2018.02.000162

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Abstract

Beckwith – Wiedemann syndrome is congenital, genetic and epigenetic pathologies with low prevalence and diverse clinical presentations. It is characterized by triad of omphalocele, macroglossia and gigantism. This syndrome has been widely studied with a current emphasis on improvement of prenatal diagnostic techniques and a multidisciplinary approach towards treatment. We report a case of BWS from Saudi Arabia, with unique presentations and misleading history which delayed diagnosis, due to cultural and religion constraints.

Keywords: Congenital; Epigenetic; Genetic; Prenatal

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