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Fetal Macrosomia

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.

Year introduced: 1987

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Tree Number(s): C13.703.170.500, C13.703.277.570, C13.703.726.570, C16.300.570, C19.246.099.968, C23.888.144.186.500

MeSH Unique ID: D005320

Entry Terms:

  • Fetal Macrosomias
  • Macrosomias, Fetal
  • Macrosomia, Fetal

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