Fetal alcohol syndrome: craniofacial and central nervous system manifestations.

  title={Fetal alcohol syndrome: craniofacial and central nervous system manifestations.},
  author={Virginia Johnson and VW IISwayze and Yuko Sato and Nancy C. Andreasen},
  journal={American journal of medical genetics},
  volume={61 4},
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is undertaken on fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) subjects to document central nervous system (CNS) anomalies. The abnormalities found include agenesis and hypoplasia of the corpus callosum, cavum septi pellucidi, cavum vergae, ventriculomegaly, hypoplasia of inferior olivary eminences, small brain stem, and micrencephaly. Craniofacial anomalies range from the well-recognized FAS physiognomy to the more severe frontonasal "dysplasia" (median cleft face). CNS and… CONTINUE READING


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