Long-term orthodontic and surgical treatment and stability of a patient with Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome.


Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome (BWS) is a congenital growth disorder. Children born with BWS develop enlarged organs, including the tongue, a large body, and other signs. A woman with BWS was treated and followed for 30 years. Treatment consisted of tongue reduction, orthopedic and orthodontic treatment, orthognathic surgery, and retention. The patient was… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajodo.2013.08.019


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