SGA

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SGA

Abbreviation indicating pediatric patients who are small for gestational age.

SGA

Small for gestational age, see there. See Low birth-weight.

SGA

Abbreviation for small for gestational age.

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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They were also associated with significantly increased risks of a small for gestational age infant (ORs, 1.7 and 5.8), and large for gestational age infant (ORs, 1.7 and 7.9).
The primary outcome was severe pregnancy-related hypertension (defined as a systolic blood pressure greater than 160 mm Hg or a diastolic pressure greater than 110 mm Hg), or mild pregnancy-related hypertension (defined as a blood pressure reading of greater than 140/90 mm Hg), with at least one of the following: renal or hepatic dysfunction, thrombocytopenia, eclampsia, indicated preterm delivery prior to 32 weeks' gestation, small for gestational age infant, stillbirth, or neonatal death up to discharge, Dr.
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Study conducted by Young Ji Byun and colleagues in 2009 to evaluate the merits of umbilical artery Doppler study as a predictive marker of perinatal outcome in preterm small for gestational age infants. This multivariate logistic regression analysis revealed umbilical artery Doppler study as a significant independent factor for prediction of poor perinatal outcome4.
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Small for gestational age infants are at risk of poor post-natal growth.
"Early separation, more commonly experienced by preterm and small for gestational age infants, may interfere with parent-infant bonding, although this is unlikely to be an important factor except at the extremes."
Outcome of very preterm small for gestational age infants: the first nine years of life.

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