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Just found out that my little sister has hemihypertrophy?

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Dr. Nasiruddin Mansury
Pediatrics - Neonatology

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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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