Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome and splenic hemangioma: report of a case

Pediatr Radiol. 1997 Apr;27(4):350-2. doi: 10.1007/s002470050149.


Surveillance sonography is performed in Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome because of the risk of malignant tumors. Benign neoplasms, although reportedly less common, also occur. A splenic hemangioma was found in a patient by routine sonography.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome / complications*
  • Child, Preschool
  • Female
  • Hemangioma, Capillary / complications*
  • Hemangioma, Capillary / diagnosis
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Spleen / pathology
  • Splenic Neoplasms / complications*
  • Splenic Neoplasms / diagnosis
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed