Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome(redirected from Wiedemann, Hans Rudolf)
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Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome[¦bek‚with ′wēd·ə·män ‚sin‚drōm]
A congenital, generalized overgrowth syndrome attributed to a relative deficiency of maternally derived genes that is characterized by visceromegaly and predisposition to childhood tumors, especially Wilms' tumor.
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