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Baby, underdeveloped

Infant whose birth weight is lower than the length of pregnancy would suggest. There are various possible causes: general backwardness in growth through underfeeding, genetic tendencies, congenital abnormalities, excessive smoking or alcohol consumption by the mother during pregnancy. The condition affects weight above all. Length is usually as expected and thus the children look thin, accentuated by a lack of subcutaneous fat and skin lubricant, making the skin loose, wrinkled,

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