low-birth weight infant


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low-birth weight (LBW) infant

a newborn whose weight at birth is less than 2500 g, regardless of gestational age.
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It has been associated with premature labor, low-birth weight infants, infertility and atypical PAP smears.
Serious clinical complications associated with this often asymptomatic disease include endometritis, post-surgical gynecological infections, an increased risk of pelvic inflammatory disease, amniotic fluid infections, premature rupture of amniotic membranes and pre-term, low-birth weight infants.