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Neurological maturation in the first semester of life in small for gestation age infants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17607416     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Our aim was to evaluate the acquisition of neuropsychomotor development marks in small for gestational age infants during the first six months of life. A non-controlled cross-section study with thirty full-term newborn small for gestational age infants was performed in a University Hospital in the Southern region of Brazil. These infants were followed up during six months and compared with literature data regarding adequate to gestational age newborn babies. Anthropometric data, epidemiologic characteristics, neurological exam and neuropsychomotor evolution were analyzed. There were significant variations in the acquisition of abilities, as the cephalic support at 3 months of age and delay in lalation. In other aspects, babies born small for gestational age evoluted in a similar way as newborn ones standards. It is suggested that case control studies are performed aiming at deepening the analysis of these studies.
Ana Maria L B Almeida-Basso; Newra Tellechea Rotta
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria     Volume:  65     ISSN:  0004-282X     ISO Abbreviation:  Arq Neuropsiquiatr     Publication Date:  2007 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-07-03     Completed Date:  2008-03-13     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0125444     Medline TA:  Arq Neuropsiquiatr     Country:  Brazil    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  212-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
General Hospital of University of Caxias do Sul Foundation, Neoatology Unit, City Out-Patient Clinic of Pediatrics Specialtird, Caxias do Sul RS, Brazil.
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MeSH Terms
Child Development / physiology*
Cohort Studies
Cross-Sectional Studies
Fetal Growth Retardation / diagnosis
Follow-Up Studies
Gestational Age
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Small for Gestational Age / growth & development*
Neurologic Examination
Psychomotor Performance / physiology*

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