n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Facial image analysis to detect gestational alcohol exposure : facial image analysis
|Article Title||Facial image analysis to detect gestational alcohol exposure : facial image analysis|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Author||Tania S. Douglas|
|Publication Date||Mar 2011|
|Pages||108 - 110|
|Keyword(s)||University of Cape Town|
An objective, quantitative approach to identifying the facial dysmorphology associated with fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) would assist screening and surveillance efforts. Such an approach is provided by digital imaging, which is an active area of research for the detection of facial dysmorphology. This paper reviews the use of digital imaging and shape analysis to assess the characteristic FAS facial appearance.
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