• 1 Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur
J Indian Med Assoc, 2002 Feb;100(2):107-8, 110.
PMID: 12206352


Foetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is a collection of signs and symptoms seen in children of women who consume alcohol during pregnancy. With the increasing incidence of FAS, there is a great variation of its clinical features different from that described in the standard textbooks. This article aims to report on the unusual clinical features of FAS. It also aims to explain the mechanism of action of alcohol as a teratogenic agent.

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