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March 1973

Intrauterine Growth Retardation in Familial Dysautonomia

Author Affiliations

New York
From the Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, New York.

Am J Dis Child. 1973;125(3):379-380. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1973.04160030051009

Birth weights of infants born at term with familial dysautonomia are significantly less than those of the general population and of their unaffected siblings. This fact suggests that intrauterine growth retardation is an expression of the neurological disorder.