Fetal Growth Restriction
Living reference work entry
This phenomenon is often seen in newborn babies, when mothers have been malaria infected during pregnancy. Factors are anemia, decrease of growth regulation hormones (IGF, leptin), decrease of placental blood flow, placental inflammations, etc.
KeywordsBlood Flow Growth Regulation Growth Restriction Fetal Growth Regulation Hormone
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- Umbers AJ et al (2011) Malaria in pregnancy. Trends Parasitol 197:757–765Google Scholar
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