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Mesh term Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

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Infant, Newborn, Diseases
Substance-Related Disorders

Description

Fetal and neonatal addiction and withdrawal as a result of the mother's dependence on drugs during pregnancy. Withdrawal or abstinence symptoms develop shortly after birth. Symptoms exhibited are loud, high-pitched crying, sweating, yawning and gastrointestinal disturbances.



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