Author(s): Hartge R, Jenkins DM, Kohler HG
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Abstract The thymic weights of 20 growth-retarded babies dying at or about birth were found to be less than normal for their birth weights. It is suggested that small-for-dates babies that survive may be immunodeficient as are children who suffer from extrauterine malnutrition.
This article was published in Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol
and referenced in Translational Medicine