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The first description of fetal alcohol syndrome by French pediatrician Paul Lemoine.

Motherisk Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario.
The Canadian journal of clinical pharmacology = Journal canadien de pharmacologie clinique 01/2012; 19(2):e223.
Source: PubMed

ABSTRACT Dr. Lemoine's account demonstrates how much knowledge about the toxic fetal effects of alcohol was published and known in Europe in the early 1900's, half a century before it became public knowledge and a public health issue.

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