TITLE

large for gestational age

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1204
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "large for gestational age (LGA)" is presented. LGA refers to a newborn whose birth weight is above the 90th percentile on the intrauterine growth curve. Babies considered as LGA should be monitored for signs of hypoglycemia during the first 24 hours after birth. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21233774

 

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