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By AdminPosted On 05-Oct-2016

1. The definition of IUGR


a) Infant with birth weight below 10th percentile for a given gestation age

b) Infant with birth weight below 25th percentile for a given gestation age

c) Infant with birth weight of 2.8 kg

d) Infant with birth weight below 50th percentile for a given gestation age

e) Infant born at 30 weeks of gestation with a weight of 2.3 kg

Correct Answer: a) Infant with birth weight below 10th percentile for a given gestation age. Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) refers to the poor growth of a baby while in the uterus during pregnancy. Specifically, it means the developing baby weighs less than 90% of other babies at the same gestational age.


2. Small for Gestational Age


Which of the following is true of small for gestational age (SGA) babies?


a) SGA is usually defined as birth weight b) Asymmetrical IUGR usually reflects a fetal disease process.

c) Small mothers tend to have small babies.

d) IUGR babies have more respiratory distress at birth.

e) The long-term prognosis for IUGR babies is better than for macrosomic babies.


Correct Answer: c) Babies reflect their mother's centile at birth and tend to graduated towards their midparental centile during the first year of life. a. SGA is usually defined as birth weight

3. Prematurity Vs IUGR


A 900 g male infant is delivered vaginally to a woman who had no prenatal care. Of the following, the physical finding that is MOST consistent with prematurity rather than intrauterine growth restriction is


a) Creases over entire sole of foot

b) descended testes with deep rugae of the scrotum

c) Formed and firm pinna with instant recoil

d) Gelatinous translucent skin

e) Raised areola and 3 mm breast buds

Correct Answer: d) Gelatinous translucent skin. Physical Maturity of the "Ballard Maturational Assessment" / "Ballard Score" of Gestational Age, this finding has zero score.

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