Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and their persisting sequelae in adult life.

@article{Spohr2008FetalAS,
  title={Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and their persisting sequelae in adult life.},
  author={H L Spohr and Hans-Christoph Steinhausen},
  journal={Deutsches Arzteblatt international},
  year={2008},
  volume={105 41},
  pages={693-8}
}
INTRODUCTION The present review describes the different variants of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) as a consequence of maternal alcohol abuse during pregnancy. According to international findings, some 3000 to 4000 affected newborns may be expected annually in Germany. Detection of these individuals in clinical practice is insufficient. METHOD Selective review of the literature and report of own findings based on longitudinal studies. RESULTS Key features of FASD are short stature… CONTINUE READING
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