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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)
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:
August 21, 2015
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Ernest L. Abel, PhD - Reproductive Toxicology
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