Spina bifida (Latin: "split spine") is a birth defect where there is incomplete
closing of the backbone and membranes around the spinal cord. There are three
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Spina bifida fact sheet compiled by the National Institute of Neurological
Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).
Dec 30, 2015 ... Spina bifida is a condition that affects the spine and is usually apparent at birth. It
is a type of neural tube defect (NTD).
Spina bifida is a birth defect which affects your baby's lower back and spinal cord.
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Spina bifida is a treatable spinal cord malformation that occurs in varying
degrees of severity. Classified as a defect of the neural tube (ie, the embryonic ...
Aug 22, 2016 ... Spina bifida is a type of birth defect of an unborn baby's brain, spine, or spinal
cord. Screening tests during pregnancy can detect.
Apr 22, 2016 ... Spina bifida is a congenital malformation (birth defect) in which there is
something wrong with the bone in the vertebral column, exposing the ...
Sep 1, 2015 ... Spina bifida (cleft spine) is a birth defect affecting the spinal column. Spina bifida
progresses from a cleft, or splitlike opening, in the back part of ...
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Spina Bifida. September, 2005. Spina bifida is the most common, permanently
disabling birth defect. It affects about one out of every 1,400 to 1,500 newborns in