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Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder: report of one case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18581726     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
One seven-year-old aboriginal boy visited our outpatient department for survey of study difficulty. The physical examination revealed microcephaly, broad depressed nasal bridge, thin upper lip, smooth philtrum, epicanthal folds and clinodactyly. He also had mild mental retardation and abnormal findings on brain MRI. His mother had confirmed daily alcoholic consumption (72 to 144 gm) during pregnancy. Besides the short stature and microcephaly, the patient had developmental delay in language. According to the history, clinical presentation, and the finding of brain imaging, this case matches the diagnosis of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. It seems reasonable to consider that some cases with the idiopathic developmental delay may fit in this disorder, thus suggesting the importance of total abstinence from alcohol during pregnancy.
Authors:
Yi-Chen Huang; Hsin-Yu Lo; Wun-Tsong Chaou
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paediatrica Taiwanica = Taiwan er ke yi xue hui za zhi     Volume:  49     ISSN:  1608-8115     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paediatr Taiwan     Publication Date:    2008 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-06-27     Completed Date:  2008-07-24     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100958202     Medline TA:  Acta Paediatr Taiwan     Country:  China (Republic : 1949- )    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  28-30     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Child Neurology, Puli Christian Hospital, Nanton, Taiwan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Child
Developmental Disabilities / etiology
Female
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome / diagnosis,  etiology*,  pathology
Humans
Male
Pregnancy

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