Selective intrauterine growth restriction

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Synonyms: Selective fetal growth restriction | sFGR | sIUGR

A rare disorder related to monochorionic twin pregnancy characterized by unequal placental sharing leading to growth restriction in one twin according to the following criteria: estimated fetal weight (EFW) of one twin below the 3rd percentile as a solitary parameter or fulfilment of at least two out of four contributory parameters (EFW of one twin below the 10th percentile abdominal circumference of one twin below the 10th percentile EFW discordance of ≥ 25% umbilical artery pulsatility index of the smaller twin above the 95th percentile). Early severe forms are associated with a significant risk of intrauterine demise or neurological adverse outcome for both twins.

Data from Orphanet are used to provide information on a disease's name, synonym(s), and overview. Reference: Access aggregated data from Orphanet at Orphadata. Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version July 2024

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