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Descriptor English:   Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders 
Descriptor Spanish:   Trastornos del Espectro Alcohólico Fetal 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Transtornos do Espectro Alcoólico Fetal 
Synonyms English:   Alcohol Related Birth Defects
Alcohol Related Neurodevelopmental Disorder
Alcohol-Related Birth Defects
Birth Defects, Alcohol-Related
FAE (Fetal Alcohol Effects)
FAEs (Fetal Alcohol Effects)
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Growth Retardation, Facial Abnormalities, and Central Nervous System Dysfunction
Partial Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Syndrome, Fetal Alcohol  
Tree Number:   C13.703.277.220
Definition English:   An umbrella term used to describe a pattern of disabilities and abnormalities that result from fetal exposure to ETHANOL during pregnancy. It encompasses a phenotypic range that can vary greatly between individuals, but reliably includes one or more of the following: characteristic facial dysmorphism, FETAL GROWTH RETARDATION, central nervous system abnormalities, cognitive and/or behavioral dysfunction, BIRTH DEFECTS. The level of maternal alcohol consumption does not necessarily correlate directly with disease severity. 
See Related English:   Alcoholism
History Note English:   2014 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification DI diagnosis
DG diagnostic imaging DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy EC economics
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   5420 
Unique Identifier:   D063647 

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