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What is the diagnosis "fetal alcohol effects"?

Related Topics: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
 

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Fetal alcohol effects (FAE) is a softer diagnosis than FAS. The diagnosis of possible FAE is considered when:

  1. The person has some signs of FAS
  2. The person does not meet all of the necessary criteria for FAS
  3. There is a history of alcohol exposure before birth

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