alcohol-related birth defect

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alcohol-related birth defect

Any birth defect related to alcohol consumption—e.g., prenatal or postnatal growth retardation, facial dysmorphia (thin upper lip, poorly-developed philtrum, short nose, and small eye openings), CNS defects with mental retardation. When multiple ARBDs are present, the term “fetal alcohol syndrome” is used.

alcohol-related birth defect

A congenital abnormality that reflects the teratogenic effects of maternal alcohol use on developing fetal structures. The most common abnormalities involve the heart, eyes, kidneys, and skeleton.
See: fetal alcohol effects; fetal alcohol syndrome
See also: defect
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Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders could affect up to 1 in 20 children, a cross-sectional study shows.
Determinants of drinking during pregnancy and lifespan outcomes for individuals with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. J Dev Disabil 2013;19(3):15-28.
Clinical implications of a link between fetal alcohol spectrum disorder and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Posteriormente, em 1996, o Instituto de Medicina (IOM) sugeriu que o termo "Efeitos do Alcool" fosse substituido pelo termo "Transtorno do Espectro Alcoolico Fetal (TEAF)", do ingles Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), propondo a existencia de subfenotipos relacionados ao efeito do alcool na gestacao, sendo o fenotipo mais grave o que expressava a triade de manifestacoes da SAF [5].
(4) See Institute of Health Economics, Consensus Statement on Legal Issues of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) (Edmonton: Institute of Health Economics, 2013) at 24, online: <http://ihe.ca>.
Viljoen, a geneticist, garnered the prestigious Henry Rosett Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders field at the annual Research Society for Alcoholism Conference in San Fransisco on 23 June this year--the first time anyone outside North America has won it.
Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is the most severe form of a broad range of structural anomalies and neurocognitive and behavioural disabilities, known as fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), resulting from the exposure of the developing fetus to alcohol.
Our FAScinating Journey addresses the challenges that a child and their family faces when they are diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).
This strategy guide is for mentors, support workers and coaches who are working with school-aged children and youth who are affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).
Neurobehavioral functioning in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. Child Neuropsychol 2006;12:453-468.
Children born with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and raised in the child welfare system need more support than other children when they leave the system at age 18, Researchers at the University of Manitoba School of Social Work say.

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