Small for gestational age (SGA)
SGA infants weigh 2500 g or less at birth and are considered to have intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR), given their gestational age. By contrast, an infant may weighs 2500 g or less simply because of prematurity.

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  • Small for gestational age — ICD9|765 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D007230 Small for gestational age (SGA) babies are those whose birth weight lies below the 10th percentile for that gestational age. They have usually been the subject …   Wikipedia

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  • small for gestational age — SGA describing a fetus or baby that has failed to reach the size or birth weight expected for its gestational age. This may be because the fetus or baby is constitutionally small or it may be due to intrauterine growth restriction in the fetus.… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • small-for-gestational-age infant — noun an infant whose size and weight are considerably less than the average for babies of the same age • Syn: ↑SGA infant • Hypernyms: ↑neonate, ↑newborn, ↑newborn infant, ↑newborn baby …   Useful english dictionary

  • Infant, small for gestational age — Small for gestational age (SGA) infants weigh 2500 g or less at birth and are considered to have intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR), given their gestational age. By contrast, an infant may weighs 2500 g or less simply because of prematurity …   Medical dictionary

  • SGA — Small for gestational age. SGA infants weigh 2500 g or less at birth and are considered to have intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR), given their gestational age. By contrast, an infant may weighs 2500 g or less simply because of prematurity. * …   Medical dictionary

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  • SGA — Die Abkürzung SGA steht für: Elektrische Bahn St. Gallen–Gais–Appenzell Schulgemeinschaftsausschuss, ein Gremium an österreichischen mittleren und höheren Schulen, sowie Berufsschulen Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Akustik Screenwriters Guild of …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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