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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

"Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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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.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders" by people in this website by year, and whether "Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 27 publications over 14 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2012 and 2016
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