asymmetric fetal growth restriction

asymmetric fetal growth restriction

normal fetal head size as a result of preferential shunting of blood to brain, and decreased abdominal circumference resulting from decreased adipose tissue and liver size; probably caused by placental insufficiency.

a·sym·met·ric fe·tal growth re·stric·tion

(ā-si-met'rik fē'tăl grōth rĕ-strik'shŭn)
Normal fetal head size as a result of preferential shunting of blood to brain, and decreased abdominal circumference from decreased adipose tissue and liver size; probably caused by placental insufficiency.
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