NTD

Anatomy

Neural Tube Defects (NTD)

Neurulation is the development of the neural plate and the processes involved with its subsequent closure to form the neural tube during the early stages of embryonic development (during first 3-4 week). Neurulation involves formation on neural plate, neural folds and the neural tube. During the 3rd week of development, the ectoderm on the dorsal […]

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CNS

Anencephaly : A severe Birth defect

Anencephaly- Clinical features, pregnancy diagnosis, prevention and treatment.             Spina Bifida and anencephaly are most common Neural Tube Defect ( NTD) followed by encephalocele.  Anencephaly is a severe form of NTD, with 100% mortality. The baby is either born dead or is unfit for survival. Anencephaly is a congenital birth […]

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