Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Alcohol in utero exposure increases the risk of miscarriage, decreased birth weight and fetal alcohol syndrome can cause a constellation of variable physical and cognitive abnormalities. After birth, the children fall with fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) by their growth retardation and a typical constellation of facial malformations such as microcephaly, microphthalmia, short eyelids, epicanthus, a small or flat midface (midface), a flat elongated philtrum, thin upper lip and a small…

September 3, 2018