Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Case report and review of the literature
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Due to the significant increase in the incidence and prevalence of the fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) in developing and developed nations, it is important that dental professionals recognize this condition. Patients with FAS have orofacial characteristics and various psychological and physical symptoms that may affect a dental treatment plan. This article reviews the prevalence, incidence, alcohol dose response and metabolism, and clinical characteristics of FAS. A case demonstrating moderate signs of the condition is included to illustrate some of the characteristics.
Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine ,Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endodontology