New Insights in Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

  • Rebecca Calleja Dept of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Malta


Foetal alcohol syndrome is caused due to prenatal alcohol exposure. Foetal alcohol syndrome is characterised by craniofacial abnormalities, central nervous system abnormalities and growth deficiencies. This review shall highlight various effects of alcohol on craniofacial development, epigenetics, glia, the gamma-aminobutyric system, neovascularisation and cell death in the developing foetus.


Nov 25, 2022
How to Cite
CALLEJA, Rebecca. New Insights in Foetal Alcohol Syndrome. International Journal of Prenatal and Life Sciences DOI:10.24946/IJPLS, [S.l.], p. 15, nov. 2022. ISSN 2945-011X. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 26 may 2024.