Spinal Bifida

Spinal Bifida is the developmental congenital disorder caused by incomplete closing of the embryonic cord.

There is no cure for spinal bifida.

Spinal Bifida often causes paralysis of the lower limbs and sometimes mental handicap.

There are 4 types of Spinal Bifida: occulta, closed neural tube defects, meningocele, and myelomeningocele.

To detect Spinal Bifida you can have a blood test, and a ultersound of the developing baby.

Treatments differ depending on the severity of spinal bifida, some children may  not need treatment while some children will need surgery.

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