perinatal substance exposure

perinatal substance exposure

Neonatology The contact by a near-term fetus with a substances of abuse–SOA due to maternal ingestion; PSE is associated with neonatal and obstetric complications–LBW, prematurity, abruptio placentae, fetal distress, stillbirth, brain infarcts, congenital defects, neurobehavioral dysfunction
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