Alcohol Related Birth Defect
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The adverse effects of prenatal alcohol exposure constitute a continuum of disabilities (fetal alcohol spectrum disorders [FASD… Expand BACKGROUND
The physical features of fetal alcohol syndrome include smooth philtrum, thin vermillion border, short palpebral… Expand One of the sequelae of chronic alcohol abuse is malnutrition. Importantly, a deficiency in thiamine (vitamin B1) can result in… Expand Background. The adverse effects of alcohol on the developing human represent a spectrum of structural anomalies and behavioral… Expand The consequences of maternal alcohol use during pregnancy on the outcome of offspring depend, among other factors, on the amount… Expand Behavioral deficits are often noted in children with fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and other individuals with prenatal alcohol… Expand Considerable variation in offspring outcome is observed after intrauterine alcohol exposure. The underlying mechanism may include… Expand We present an hypothesis integrating epidemiological, clinical case, and basic biomedical research to explain why only relatively… Expand Alcohol is a potent teratogen associated with dysmorphology, growth retardation, and neurological damage in children with the… Expand Studies of alcohol-related birth defects in humans rely heavily on maternal self-reports of alcohol use. The accuracy of self… Expand