RESEARCH: “For Debate: The Significance of Etiologic Diagnosis in Neonates with Overgrowth Syndromes. Lesson Learned from the Simpson-Golabi-Behmel Syndrome.”

Overgrowth syndromes are rare genetic disorders characterized by excessive pre- and postnatal growth accompanied by dysmorphic features and developmental disorders. In addition to other health hazards, the life expectancy of affected children may be compromised due to an increased risk of developing tumors. To demonstrate the need for early recognition, correct diagnostic evaluation and adequate follow-up, we present a family with recurrent Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome (SGBS).

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