Is a group of symptoms including, but not limited to- neonatal hypoglycemia, enlarged tongue, large abdominal hernias, enlarged visceras, microcephaly and metal retardation. Research has suggested the reason for Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome is the loss of a growth factor named growth factor 2.

BECKWITH-WIEDEMANN SYNDROME: "The number of reported Beckwith-Wiedeman Syndrome cases has doubled in the last century."
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