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Isolated hemihyperplasia

Synonym(s) Hemi 3 syndrome
Hemicorporal hypertrophy
Isolated hemihypertrophy
Prevalence -
Inheritance -
Age of onset -
  • Q87.3
  • C0332890
MeSH -
  • 10019463


Disease definition

Isolated hemihyperplasia is a rare overgrowth syndrome characterized by an asymmetric regional body overgrowth, involving at least one limb, and associated with an increased risk of developing embryonal tumors, principally nephroblastoma (see this term) and hepoblastoma.

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