A 41-year-old member asked:
Just found out that my little sister has hemihypertrophy?
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Neonatology 18 years experience
Hemihypertrophy: In syndromic hemihypertrphy, commonest is beckwith-wiedeman syndrom, associated with glucose metabolism issue, and renal tumors- wilms tumor. There are many other syndromes also possible. In non-syndromic hemihypertrophy, it may be associated with some vascular of lymphatic abnormality. There is possible spinal column- cord abnormality aswell. Treatment is symptomatic and surgical if there etiolog.
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Last updated Nov 2, 2013
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