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Macrosomia: Introduction

Macrosomia: Macrosomia refers to a baby that is large for gestational age as the consequence of a pathological process. See detailed information below for a list of 21 causes of Macrosomia, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Macrosomia:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Macrosomia. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Macrosomia:

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Macrosomia: Symptom Checker

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Macrosomia: Animations

Macrosomia: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Macrosomia

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Misdiagnosis and Macrosomia

Rare type of breast cancer without a lump: There is a less common form of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer. Its symptoms can be an inflammation of the breast tissue, such as with a breast rash with redness more »

Undiagnosed celiac disease in pregnancy harms fetus: The failure to diagnose the common but less known digestive disease celiac disease (see symptoms of celiac disease) is linked more »

Misdiagnosed weight-related causes of infertility: A woman's weight status can affect her level of fertility. Although obesity or overweight can in themselves reduce fertility, there are other more »

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Macrosomia: Related Rare Diseases

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Macrosomia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Macrosomia listed in Disease Database:

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Definitions of Macrosomia:

A condition of fetal overgrowth leading to a large-for-gestational-age FETUS. It is defined as BIRTH WEIGHT greater than 4,000 grams or above the 90th percentile for population and sex-specific growth curves. It is commonly seen in GESTATIONAL DIABETES; PROLONGED PREGNANCY; and pregnancies complicated by pre-existing diabetes mellitus.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Macrosomia

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How Common are these Causes of Macrosomia?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Macrosomia. Of the 21 causes of Macrosomia that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 19 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Macrosomia:

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Causes of Macrosomia Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Macrosomia based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Macrosomia:

    Large for dates
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Macrosomia:

    Medical Conditions associated with Macrosomia:

    Birth symptoms (874 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Pregnancy symptoms (699 causes), Women's health symptoms (1177 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Female reproductive symptoms (928 causes)

    Symptoms related to Macrosomia:

    ABCD syndrome, Gestational diabetes (4 causes), Grand multiparity, Hydatidiform mole, Hydrocephalus (227 causes), Marshall-Smith-Weaver syndrome, Multiple pregnancy, Nesidioblastosis, Post-maturity

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