- George Imseih, MD
- Augusta Victoria Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
As a practicing pediatrician who is greatly involved in examining newborns at discharge from the hospital, I have observed newborns whose head circumferences were above the 97th percentile. Some of these infants remain high on the head circumference growth curves. What is the best approach for newborns whose heads are large for gestational age?
- Gary J. Myers, MD
- Professor, Pediatric Neurology, The University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry, Rochester, NY
Measuring a child’s head circumference (HC) provides an indirect measure of the brain growth. Two values …