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Fetal Macrosomia

"Fetal Macrosomia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Fetal Macrosomia" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Fetal Macrosomia" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 48 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2011
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