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2,168 Possible Causes for Spina Bifida

  • Scoliosis

    Neuromusular scoliosis develops as a secondary symptom to another condition, such as physical trauma, cerebral palsy and spina bifida.[medicalbug.com] Neuromuscular scoliosis is associated with a neuromuscular condition such as cerebral palsy , myopathy or spina bifida .[childrenshospital.org]

  • Talipes Cavus

    bifida 3 Radiographic features Plain radiograph The lateral view is key to assessment, as the dorsoplantar view can sometimes appear normal, unless there an associated abnormality[radiopaedia.org] Bifida Association of America, among other groups.[books.google.com] Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease : considered one of the commonest associations in the western world 4, 6 conditions that cause spastic paralysis spinal anomalies spinal dysraphisms 4 spina[radiopaedia.org]

  • Spondylolisthesis

    A 14-year-old boy presented with symptomatic high-grade dysplastic type spondylolisthesis, with a presence of spina bifida occulta, not diagnosed by plain radiographs, but[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The X-ray demonstrated a grade III spondylolisthesis with spina bifida and the MRI scan revealed bilateral severely narrowed exit foramina L5 due to the listhesis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Computed tomography scans of the cervical spine showed congenital spondylolytic spondylolisthesis and spina bifida of the C6 vertebra and duplication of the vertebral artery[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Neurogenic Bladder

    Spina bifida program UCSF Pediatric Urology UCSF has a dedicated spina bifida program for pediatric patients.[urology.ucsf.edu] A case report is presented in which a neurogenic bladder, presumably due to spina bifida occulta, is successfully managed by manipulation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] At birth a clinically obvious spina bifida (myelomeningocele) may be present.[urologyweb.com]

  • Cerebral Palsy

    bifida, or any other identified delay of 25% or more.[ecaucp.org] He said the technology could be beneficial to patients with spina bifida and muscular dystrophy in the future.[dailymail.co.uk] bifida or muscular dystrophy.[statnews.com]

  • Folate-Deficiency Anemia

    If you have folate deficiency anemia during pregnancy, your baby may develop congenital birth defects such as spina bifida.[gleneaglesglobalhospitals.com] Spina bifida causes the baby’s spinal column to be malformed.[healthline.com] Spina bifida is a condition in which back bone and membranes around the spinal cord are closed. Other conditions of blood also have similar symptoms.[gleneaglesglobalhospitals.com]

  • Hydrocephalus

    ) (recurrent) 553.9 Hydrancephaly 742.3 with spina bifida (see also Spina bifida) 741.0 Hydranencephaly 742.3 with spina bifida (see also Spina bifida) 741.0 Hydrocephalus[icd9data.com] […] as spina bifida “aperta”, or “open” spina bifida, or spina bifida cystica Spina bifida occulta is considered the mildest type of spina bifida, as there may be little or no[ifglobal.org] About 20 percent of people with Spina Bifida will need more than one shunt revision.[spinabifidaassociation.org]

  • Inadequate Dietary Intake of Folic Acid

    Resources: Spina Bifida Associaton Who is at risk for Spina Bifida? Mayo Clinic Spina Bifida Causes Spina Bifida Risk Factors[mychildwithoutlimits.org] A baby with spina bifida, the most common neural tube defect, is born with a spine that is not closed.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] In an infant with spina bifida, the spinal column does not completely close, resulting in nerve damage and paralysis of the legs.[everydayhealth.com]

  • Kyphosis

    A combination treatment of NPWT and skin plastic surgery was successfully performed for a very young infant with spina bifida.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] bifida Spinal tumors Scoliosis Overview Kyphosis is a type of spinal deformity that's characterized by a curvature of the spine that causes a rounding of the back, creating[nm.org] Kyphosis may develop as a result of metabolic problems, neuromuscular conditions, spina bifida, osteoporotic fractures, traumatic injuries, or slippage of vertebral discs.[paleyinstitute.org]

  • Folic Acid Deficiency

    Spina bifida occurs when the fetal spinal column does not close completely, causing nerve damage and lower-extremity paralysis.[livestrong.com] One such is called spina bifida, where the closing of the backbone and spinal cord membranes is underdeveloped.[techtimes.com] The recommended dose is 400 micrograms daily, and more if you have had a previous pregnancy complicated by spina bifida.[netdoctor.co.uk]

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