fetal diabetic syndrome

fetal diabetic syndrome

A complex seen in the children born to diabetic mothers, who have a 3- to 5-fold ↑ in various congenital and acquired anomalies, including visceromegaly, ↑ body fat, respiratory distress, and hyaline membrane disease, cardiomegaly, ventricular septal hypertrophy, skeletal anomalies, hypoplastic left colon syndrome–aganglionosis-like presentation, hypocalcemia, immaturity.