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Module 2: Effects of Alcohol on the Fetus
Alcohol-Related Birth Defects
Alcohol-related birth defects (ARBD) describe malformations in the skeletal
and major organ systems. These defects can occur in children with FAS or may occur as a single diagnosis of ARBD.
malformation has been described in some patient with FAS. The exact relationship of these anomalies to alcohol