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fetal macrosomia
Subject Category
H Health and Pathology
Definition
A condition of fetal overgrowth leading to a large-for-gestational-age fetus. It is defined as birth weight greater than 4,000 grams or above the 90th percentile for population and sex-specific growth curves. It is commonly seen in gestational diabetes; prolonged pregnancy; and pregnancies complicated by pre-existing diabetes mellitus.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings 2014
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/27668.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/27668
Broader Term
pregnancy complications
Related Term
birth weight
gestational diabetes
large for gestational age
Spanish
macrosomía fetal
Term Number
27668