March 1977

Cardiovascular Abnormalities in the Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Cardiology (Drs Greenwood, Rosenthal, and Nadas), the Children's Hospital Medical Center, and the Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston; and the Division of Genetics (Dr Sommer) and Cardiology (Dr Craenen), the Children's Hospital, Boston, and the Department of Pediatrics, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

Am J Dis Child. 1977;131(3):293-294. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1977.02120160047007

• Twelve of 13 patients with BeckwithWiedemann syndrome were found to have cardiovascular abnormalities: congenital heart disease in 7 of the 12 and isolated cardiomegaly in the others. No specific type of cardiac abnormality predominated.

(Am J Dis Child 131:293-294, 1977)