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Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 27, Issue 4, pp 350–352 | Cite as

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

  • T. E. Herman
  • P. W. H. McAlister
  • L. P. Dehner
  • M. Skinner

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Malignant Tumor Hemangioma Benign Neoplasm Routine Sonography Surveillance Sonography 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. E. Herman
    • 1
  • P. W. H. McAlister
    • 1
  • L. P. Dehner
    • 2
  • M. Skinner
    • 3
  1. 1.Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Department of Radiology, St. Louis Children's Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, 510 So. Kingshighway Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63110, USAUS
  2. 2.Laurens V. Ackerman Laboratory of Surgical Pathology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 63110, USAUS
  3. 3.Department of Surgery, St. Louis Children's Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, 1 Children's Place, St. Louis, MO 63110, USAUS

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