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CASE REPORT
Multiple haemangiomas, diaphragmatic eventration and Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome: an unusual association
  1. Telma Francisco1,
  2. Rui Miguel Gonçalves2,
  3. Cristina Borges3,
  4. Maria Teresa Neto4
  1. 1Department of Pediatrics, Hospital Dona Estefânia, CHLC, Lisboa, Portugal
  2. 2Depertment of Genetics, Hospital Dona Estefânia, CHLC, Lisboa, Portugal
  3. 3Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hospital Dona Estefânia, CHLC, Lisboa, Portugal
  4. 4Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Hospital Dona Estefânia, CHLC, Lisboa, Portugal
  1. Correspondence to Dr Telma Francisco, telmacarvalhofrancisco{at}gmail.com

Summary

A 6-month-old girl with Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome, multiple haemangiomas (axillary, laryngeal, pulmonary and hepatic) and diaphragmatic eventration was reported. All tumours responded to treatment with propranolol. The surgical correction of diaphragmatic eventration was crucial to a better outcome.

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