The following Conditions are related to Low birth weight

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  • Monosomy 18p syndrome

    Monosomy 18p syndrome, a rare chromosomal abnormality, is characterized by the deletion of all or a portion of chromosome 18's short arm (p) (monosomic). Short stature, varying degrees of mental impairment, speech delays, deformities of the skull and facial (craniofacial) area, or/and other physical anomalies are typical characteristics of the condition. Risk factors for the monosomy 18p syndrome 1. M  Read More

  • Russell silver syndrome (rss)

    Russell-Silver Syndrome is a genetic condition, classified under growth disorders that slow down and restrict development at the expected rate. It is prominent before and after birth. Babies born with this condition will weigh significantly less than healthy babies, and often fail to mature physically. In other words, they fail to thrive. Disproportionate head in relation to the rest of the body, low birth rate, as  Read More

  • Russell-silver dwarfism

    Russel-silver dwarfism, also known as Russel-silver syndrome, is a developmental disease. As the name suggests, a person born with the disease grows dwarf, with an average height in adulthood being 3 feet. The baby is born with macrocephaly and an underdeveloped body by size. Other clinical features include unusually prominent forehead (frontal bossing), progressive limb length discrepancy, growth failure, and feeding difficul  Read More

  • Varicella embryopathy

    Congenital Varicella Syndrome is an extremely rare disorder in which affected infants have distinctive abnormalities at birth (congenital) due to the mother's infection with chickenpox (maternal varicella zoster) early during pregnancy (i.e., up to 20 weeks gestation). Affected newborns may have a low birth weight and characteristic abnormalities of the skin; the arms, legs, hands, and/or feet (extremities); the brain; the eyes; and/or, in rar  Read More