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Periumbilical skin length measurements in the newborn.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7628123     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Normal limits of periumbilical skin were determined in 304 newborn babies in the first 24 h. Cranial umbilical skin (SD) was 12.36 (3.23) mm and caudal umbilical skin (SD) was 8.76 (3.10) mm on the average. It is recommended that cranial umbilical skin measurement should be included in the examination of dysmorphic neonates, and those with cranial skin length above 18.82 mm (> 2 SD) should be carefully evaluated for Rieger syndrome.
Authors:
M F Toppare; F Kitapci; U Dilmen; I S Kaya; D A Senses
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical genetics     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0009-9163     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Genet.     Publication Date:  1995 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-09-06     Completed Date:  1995-09-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0253664     Medline TA:  Clin Genet     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  207-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Turkish Health and Therapy Foundation Medical Center Hospital, Ankara.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Anthropometry
Gestational Age
Humans
Infant, Newborn*
Reference Values
Skin / anatomy & histology*
Umbilical Cord / anatomy & histology*

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