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Spina bifida is a developmental birth defect caused by the incomplete closure of the embryonic neural tube. Some vertebrae overlying the spinal cord are not fully formed and remain unfused and open. If the opening is large...
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Spina bifida is a birth defect that involves the incomplete ... With Spina Bifida ... Children with spina bifida often have problems with bowel and ...
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Explains what spina bifida is and what life is like for kids with the condition.
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Briefly describes the disorder in which a person's spine failed to close properly while still a fetus, resulting in damage to the nerves and spinal cord.
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How is spina bifida treated? Can the disorder be prevented? What is the prognosis? ... Closed neural tube defects make up the second type of spina bifida. ...
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Spina bifida — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes and treatment of this serious birth defect. ... Spina bifida is part of a group of birth defects ...
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More about Spina Bifida: Causes and symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prognosis Resources Spina Bifida Definition Spina bifida is a serious birth
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Spina bifida ("cleft spine") is a birth defect affecting the ... Spina bifida occulta is usually discovered accidentally when ... type of spina bifida. ...
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Provides general information on Spina Bifida, specific conditions, related issues, support organizations, and statistics.
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Welcome to the March of Dimes National Web site! ... Often called open spine, spina bifida affects the backbone and, ... How does spina bifida affect a child? ...
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Spina bifida is one of a group of disorders called neural tube defects ... Spina bifida occurs when a fetus's developing spinal column does not close ...
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Spina bifida occurs in the first month of fetal ... Unlike spina bifida occulta, a spinal. meningocele rarely occurs (4% of neural tube ...
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Information about the Spina Bifida / Children of Women Vietnam Veterans (CWVV) program that the HAC administers. ... Spina Bifida Fact Sheet for Providers and ...
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Information on Birth Defects Links. Provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control ... Spina bifida is the most common birth defect in the United States. ...
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... stories, diagnostic guides, medical books excerpts online about Spina bifida. ... Spina bifida: Introduction. Causes (29 conditions) Home Diagnostic Testing ...
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meningocele - a moderate form of spina bifida in which a fluid-filled sac is ... Anencephaly and spina bifida are the most common types of ONTD, while ...
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Spina bifida, also called myelodysplasia, is a condition in which there is ... meningocele - a moderate form of spina bifida in which a fluid-filled sac is ...
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Up-to-the-minute news coverage of national, regional and international news enhanced with audio and video clips ... Spina bifida is the most frequently ...
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Spina bifida is a birth defect in which the bones of the spine (vertebrae) do not form properly around the spinal cord. ... Spina bifida occulta is the milder ...
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