Fetal alcohol syndrome

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What is fetal alcohol syndrome?

Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is pattern of mental and physical defects that can develop in a fetus when a woman drinks alcohol during pregnancy. The main effect of FAS is permanent central nervous system damage, especially to the brain.

Common symptoms reported by people with fetal alcohol syndrome

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Treatments taken by people with fetal alcohol syndrome

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Compare treatments taken by people with fetal alcohol syndrome

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Who has fetal alcohol syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 9 say fetal alcohol syndrome is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 3
20s 4
30s 9
40s 3
50s 3
60s 0
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 7
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 8
Female 14

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 13
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from fetal alcohol syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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