flattened groove between the nose and the upper lip (philtrum).
thin upper lip.
Unless the effects of alcohol exposure are severe, these traits often
aren't noticed until the child is about 2 or 3 years of age. Gradually, many of
these features become less noticeable starting in the teen years. But a
larger-than-average nose may become noticeable by adulthood.
Primary Medical Reviewer
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Specialist Medical Reviewer
Ernest L. Abel, PhD - Reproductive Toxicology
March 3, 2011
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
March 03, 2011
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