FAE (fetal alcohol effects)

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Medical Definition of FAE (fetal alcohol effects)

FAE (fetal alcohol effects): A softer diagnosis than fetal alcohol syndrome (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; and 3. There is a history of alcohol exposure before birth.


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Reviewed on 6/9/2016

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