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 IUGR vs small-for-dates fetus  



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I've read from a book that IUGR fetus is different from smal-for-dates fetus, but it doesnt say what the difference is.

So does anyone know what is the difference between these two??

thx




  #2

i guess small for dates baby is just a value..look at the weight at a given age and judge

IUGR refers to the trend too..the baby may have an absoloute normal weight, but if we look at the growth curve, he/she might have not grown as much..





  #3

it is such a thin line between them. this artricle differentiates them nicely.

66.102.7.104/search?q=cache...gl=us&ct=clnk&cd=6






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