Long-term growth and developmental data are presented for the smallest and third smallest surviving newborns in the world literature to 5 and 20 years of age, respectively. Both patients exhibited normal motor and language development. Although head circumference for both newborns demonstrated catchup growth, significant differences in height and weight growth velocities persisted.
Long-term Follow-up of 2 Newborns With a Combined Birth Weight of 540 Grams
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Jonathan K. Muraskas, Brian J. Rau, Patricia Rae Castillo, John Gianopoulos, Lauren A. C. Boyd; Long-term Follow-up of 2 Newborns With a Combined Birth Weight of 540 Grams. Pediatrics January 2012; 129 (1): e174–e178. 10.1542/peds.2010-0039
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