Facial features of fetal alcohol syndrome

Craniofacial features associated with fetal alcohol syndrome

Craniofacial features associated with fetal alcohol syndrome

A characteristic pattern of mild facial anomalies, associated with FAS; including

  • small eye openings
  • a thin upper lip
  • flattened ridges between the base of the nose and the upper lip (i.e., a flattened philtrum)
  • skin folds at corner of eye
  • smaller head circumference
  • ‘train line’ ear folds
  • short nose

Research Source: Warren, K.R., and Foudin, L.L. Alcohol-related birth defects-The past, present, and future. Alcohol Research & Health 25(3):153-158, 2001.

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