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What is Ballantyne-Runge syndrome?

What is Ballantyne-Runge syndrome?

  • Ballantyne-Runge syndrome: A pregnancy that goes over the normal gestation term of 42 weeks. The greatest problem with prolonged gestation is the fact that the placenta may shrink and be unable to supply the fetus with sufficient oxygen and nutrients. In extreme cases, the fetus may lose weight or suffer problems from chronic oxygen shortage.
  • Ballantyne-Runge syndrome: An infant born at or after 42 weeks of gestation.
    Source - Diseases Database

Ballantyne-Runge syndrome: Introduction

Types of Ballantyne-Runge syndrome:

Broader types of Ballantyne-Runge syndrome:

How serious is Ballantyne-Runge syndrome?

Complications of Ballantyne-Runge syndrome: see complications of Ballantyne-Runge syndrome

What causes Ballantyne-Runge syndrome?

Causes of Ballantyne-Runge syndrome: see causes of Ballantyne-Runge syndrome

What are the symptoms of Ballantyne-Runge syndrome?

Symptoms of Ballantyne-Runge syndrome: see symptoms of Ballantyne-Runge syndrome

Complications of Ballantyne-Runge syndrome: see complications of Ballantyne-Runge syndrome

Ballantyne-Runge syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Ballantyne-Runge syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Ballantyne-Runge syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Ballantyne-Runge syndrome: Obstetrician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Ballantyne-Runge syndrome.
Treatments for Ballantyne-Runge syndrome: see treatments for Ballantyne-Runge syndrome

Name and Aliases of Ballantyne-Runge syndrome

Main name of condition: Ballantyne-Runge syndrome

Other names or spellings for Ballantyne-Runge syndrome:

Ballantyne syndrome, Clifford syndrome, placental dysfunction syndrome, postmaturity syndrome, prenatal dystrophy syndrome, prolonged gestation syndrome

Post-term infant, Postmature syndrome, Post-maturity Source - Diseases Database


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