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Fetal Macrosomia

MeSH ID: D005320

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.

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blood [Q000097] ; cerebrospinal fluid [Q000134] ; chemically induced [Q000139] ; classification [Q000145] ; diagnosis [Q000175] ; diet therapy [Q000178] ; drug therapy [Q000188] ; economics [Q000191] ; enzymology [Q000201] ; epidemiology [Q000453] ; ethnology [Q000208] ; etiology [Q000209] ; genetics [Q000235] ; history [Q000266] ; immunology [Q000276] ; metabolism [Q000378] ; microbiology [Q000382] ; mortality [Q000401] ; nursing [Q000451] ; parasitology [Q000469] ; pathology [Q000473] ; physiopathology [Q000503] ; prevention & control [Q000517] ; psychology [Q000523] ; radiography [Q000530] ; radionuclide imaging [Q000531] ; radiotherapy [Q000532] ; rehabilitation [Q000534] ; surgery [Q000601] ; therapy [Q000628] ; ultrasonography [Q000736] ; urine [Q000652] ; veterinary [Q000662] ; virology [Q000821]

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