fetal alcohol syndrome

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a congenital medical condition in which body deformation occurs or facial development or mental ability is impaired because the mother drinks alcohol during pregnancy

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Finally, alcohol-related neurodevelopmental disorder (ARND) can be considered when a child exhibits CNS abnormalities and/or behavioral abnormalities and was exposed prenatally to alcohol.
The term fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) is used to encompass a spectrum of effects that includes FAS towards the extreme end as well as conditions such as alcohol-related neurodevelopmental disorder (ARND) and alcohol-related birth defects (ARBD).
Experiments using the rat model have demonstrated the potential therapeutic value of motor-training intervention programs that can be used with children with alcohol-related neurodevelopmental disorder. Klintsova and colleagues (2002) reported that complex motor-skills training in adult rats stimulated synapse formation in the cerebellum and that Purkinje neurons that survive an early postnatal alcohol insult are capable of substantial experience-induced plasticity.
KEY WORDS: Maternal alcohol exposure; prenatal alcohol exposure; fetal alcohol effects; fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS); alcohol-related neurodevelopmental disorder (ARND); neocortex; neurogenesis; synaptogenesis; apoptosis; computational model; animal model; animal studies; human studies; systems biology
(3) Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder includes fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS), fetal alcohol effects (FAE), alcohol-related birth defects (ARBD), and alcohol-related neurodevelopmental disorder (ARND) (for a review, see Sampson et al.
The terms applied to these children vary depending on the severity of the deficits; they include fetal alcohol syndrome, fetal alcohol effects, alcohol-related birth defects, and alcohol-related neurodevelopmental disorder. Drs.
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