Abstract: Background: Anencephaly is a neural tube defect which is due to the defective closure of Anencephaly can be diagnosed by ultrasound examination . Apa itu anencephaly? Anencephaly adalah cacat lahir yang serius di mana bayi dilahirkan tanpa bagian otak dan tengkorak. Ini adalah jenis neural tube defect. The two most common neural tube defects are spina bifida and anencephaly. In spina bifida, the fetal spinal column doesn’t close completely. There is usually.
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Neural tube defects are birth defects of the brain, spine, or spinal cord.
Neural tube defect – Wikipedia
Anencephalu happen in the first month of pregnancy, often before a woman even knows that she is pregnant. The two most common neural tube defects are spina bifida and anencephaly. In spina bifida, the fetal spinal column doesn’t close completely.
There is usually nerve damage that causes at least some paralysis of the legs.
In anencephaly, most of the brain and skull do not develop. Babies with anencephaly are usually either stillborn or die shortly after birth.
Another type of defect, Chiari malformationcauses the brain tissue to extend into the spinal anencephally. The exact causes of neural tube defects aren’t known. You’re at greater risk of having an infant with a neural tube defect if you. Getting enough folic acida type of Avalah vitamin, before and during pregnancy prevents most neural tube defects. Neural tube defects are usually diagnosed before the infant is born, through lab or imaging tests. There is no cure for neural tube defects.
The nerve damage and loss of function that are present at birth are usually permanent. However, a variety of treatments can sometimes prevent further damage and help with complications.
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Resources Find an Expert. For You Patient Handouts. You’re at greater risk of having an infant with a neural tube defect if you Have obesity Have poorly controlled diabetes Take certain antiseizure medicines Getting enough folic acida type of B vitamin, before and during pregnancy prevents most neural tube defects.
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