Hemihypertrophy

Hemihypertrophy is a condition in which one side of the body or a part of one side is larger than the other. Isolated hemihypertrophy, now called isolated hemihyperplasia, is a congenital overgrowth disorder associated with an increased risk for embryonal tumors, mainly Wilms tumor and hepatoblastoma. Children with hemihypertrophy may also develop...
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hemihypertrophy

<embryology> Abnormal enlargement of one side of the body. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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hemihypertrophy

(hem″e-hi-pur´trә-fe) overgrowth of one side of the body or of a part.
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hemihypertrophy

A condition in which one side of the body or a part of one side is larger than the other. Children with hemihypertrophy have an increased risk of developing certain types of cancer, including Wilms tumor (a childhood kidney cancer) and liver cancer.
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hemihypertrophy

hemihypertrophy Muscular or osseous hypertrophy of one side of the face or body.
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Hemihypertrophy

Hemihypertrophy: Asymmetric overgrowth (hypertrophy) of the skull, face, trunk, limbs, and/or digits, with or without visceral involvement. Hemihypertrophy may be an isolated finding in an otherwise normal individual, or it may appear as part of several syndromes, including the Wiedemann-Beckwith syndrome. Hemihypertrophy carries an increased risk ...
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hemihypertrophy

Type: Term Pronunciation: hem′ē-hī-pĕr′trō-fē Definitions: 1. Muscular or osseous hypertrophy of one side of the face or body.
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