Physical Characteristics Related to FAS

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GROWTH DEFICIENCIES MAY INCLUDE:

FACIAL MALFORMATIONS MAY INCLUDE:

      Low birth weight

      Small size for age in weight and length

      Small head for age

      Failure to thrive

      Short eye slits

      Droopy eyelids

      Widely spaced eyes

      Nearsightedness

      Crossed eyes

      Short upturned nose

      Low and/or wide bridge of the nose

      Flat or smooth area between the nose and lip

      Thin upper lip

      Flat midface

     Small underdeveloped jaw

OTHER EFFECTS MAY INCLUDE:

      Large or malformed ears

      Underdeveloped fingernails or toenails

      Short neck

      Poor eye-hand coordination

      Hearing problems

     Joint and bone abnormalities

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