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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 174-181
Pictorial Essay: Infants of diabetic mothers


Department of Diagnostic Radiology, King Saud University, College of Medicine and King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Nauman B Barlas
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Wansbeck General Hospital, NE63 9JJ, U.K

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DOI: 10.4103/0971-3026.69349

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About 3 to 10% of pregnancies are complicated by glycemic control abnormalities. Maternal diabetes results in significantly greater risk for antenatal, perinatal, and neonatal morbidity and mortality, as well as congenital malformations. The number of diabetic mothers is expected to rise, as more and more of the obese pediatric female population in developed and some developing countries progresses to childbearing age. Radiologists, being part of the teams managing such pregnancies, should be well aware of the findings that may be encountered in infants of diabetic mothers. Timely, accurate, and proper radiological evaluation can reduce morbidity and mortality in these infants. The purpose of this essay is to illustrate the imaging findings in the various pathological conditions involving the major body systems in the offspring of women with diabetes


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