FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDERS (FASD) Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorders: Comments on Astley, O’Brien and Mattson, and O’Connor


Jones and Smith 1 coined the term fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) to label a pattern of altered growth and morphogenesis observed in a group of children born to alcoholic mothers. This pattern of dysmorphia included a cluster of facial anomalies (e.g., short palpebral fissures), growth retardation, and evidence of central nervous system (CNS) involvement (e.g… (More)