Two case reports of fetal alcohol syndrome: broadening into the spectrum of cardiac disease to personalize and to improve clinical assessment

ConclusionsNo other reports about cardiac rhythm anomalies in individuals affected by FASD are actually available from the literature.We would like to make an alert for clinician, given the possibility of finding anomalies of heart conduction and rhythm in children affected by FASD even without structural congenital heart disease.
Source: Italian Journal of Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

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