n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Facial image analysis to detect gestational alcohol exposure : facial image analysis

Volume 29, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



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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