Small-for-gestational-age


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Related to Small-for-gestational-age: SGA infant, intrauterine growth retardation, IUGR

Small-for-gestational-age (SGA)

A term used to describe newborns who are below the 10th percentile in height or weight for their estimated gestational age. The gestational age is based upon the date of the mother's last menstrual period. SGA is one of the symptoms of TORCH syndrome.
Mentioned in: TORCH Test
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Mortality risk in preterm and small-for-gestational-age infants in low-income and middle-income countries: a pooled country analysis.
In the presence of severe HTN, proteinuria did not increase the rates of preterm delivery or delivery of small-for-gestational-age infants.
Small-for-gestational-age fetuses with normal umbilical artery Doppler have suboptimal perinatal and neurodevelopmental outcome.
Customised birth weight centiles are useful for identifying small-for-gestational-age babies in women with type 2 diabetes.
5) Misclassifying infants of immigrant mothers as small-for-gestational-age when they may have an appropriate birth weight for their gestational age and ethnicity may lead to unnecessary additional health care costs and parental stress.
The researchers calculated that 10 maternal influenza vaccinations given year-round prevented one small-for-gestational-age birth, dropping to 6 vaccinations during the period in which the influenza virus was circulating.
Results are inconsistent in the association between VDT use and the risk of small-for-gestational-age (SGA) birth (Braken et al.
The current accepted evidence-based indications for GH are GH deficiency, Turner syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, small-for-gestational-age children who fail to show catch-up growth, idiopathic short stature, and chronic renal failure.
POSSIBLY In this retrospective cohort study from Sweden, when the expected date of delivery was postponed more than 7 days as a result of early (<14 weeks' gestation) or late (>16 weeks) ultrasonographic dating, the risk of a small-for-gestational-age infant increased (odds ratio [OR], 1.
Short-term benefits of catch-up growth for small-for-gestational-age infants.
The effect on small-for-gestational-age infants revealed no overall clinically significant differences.

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