Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is the term for severe birth defects caused by heavy alcohol use (5 or more drinks on at least one occasion) during pregnancy.
Children with FAS may have:
A child with FAS may also have birth defects that involve the eyes, ears, heart, urinary tract, or bones.
Current as of: May 12, 2017
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & John Pope, MD, MPH - Pediatrics & Brian O'Brien, MD, FRCPC - Internal Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Ernest L. Abel, PhD - Reproductive Toxicology & Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
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