anencephaly


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Synonyms for anencephaly

a defect in brain development resulting in small or missing brain hemispheres

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of Cases (n=1099) Hydrocephalus 10 Anencephaly 11 Gastroschisis 06 CTEV 07 No Anomaly 1065 Table 8.
Almost all babies with anencephaly die before birth or within a few hours or days after birth.
The fetus was initially diagnosed as anencephaly at approximately 14 weeks of estimated gestational age (EGA).
High posterior odds ratios were observed for five birth defects with paroxetine use: anencephaly (3.
The birth prevalences of spina bifida, anencephaly, and both NTDs combined were estimated as the total number of cases divided by the total number of live births during the pre-fortification (1995-1996) and post-fortification periods (1999-2011).
Neural tube defects (NTDs) including anencephaly SB and encephalocele are among the most severe and frequent birth defects though they are amenable to preventions with folic acid fortification or supplementation.
HEALTH supplement manufacturers have been given the goahead by the EU to state on their packaging that folic acid can help to reduce the primary risk factor associated with the development of Neural Tube Defects (NTDs) like spina bifida and anencephaly.
Just 14 weeks into Michaela's pregnancy, doctors broke the devastating news that their little girl was suffering from a rare condition called anencephaly.
Jenna was three months pregnant when she learned he had a fatal condition called anencephaly that leaves the brain unformed.
0 per 1000 births with almost equal frequencies between two major categories: anencephaly and spina bifida (SB).
Previous studies have shown that folic acid deficiency in pregnancy leading to birth defects like cleft lip and palate (CPL) and anencephaly - one of the most common neural tube defects (NTD) in which a baby is born without the major portion of brain, skull and scalp - in children.
All patients with diagnoses of NTD, spina bifida, meningomyelocoele, meningocoele, anencephaly or encephalocoele, in themselves or in a family member, together with those who had such a diagnosis in a fetus, were included in this study.
Diagnosis of a fetal condition in pregnancy that is incompatible with life, such as anencephaly, presents a challenge for practitioners.
Her fetus has anencephaly and has almost no chance of surviving.