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Spina Bifida can be consitered a disease, but it is not generic. It has to do with the amount of Folic acid in the mother during pregnancy. The exact cause of it is unknown

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Q: Is Spina Bifida a disease
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Is Spina Bifida an autoimmune disease?

No, Spina Bifida is a neural tube defect.

Are Scheuermann's Disease and Spina Bifida connected?

No, there is no connection between Spina Bifida (a birth defect affecting the spine) and Scheuermann's Disease. Although a person with Spina Bifida may also have kyphosis (a curving of the spine that causes a bowing of the back), that does not mean that Spina Bifida is related to Scheuermann's Disease. They are two different conditions that affect the spine.

How many people with Spina Bifida have had children with out Spina Bifida?

My daughter has Spina Bifida and her daughter has Spina Bifida

Is there any connection between Spina Bifida and Lou Gherigs?

No, there is no connnection between Spina Bifida and Lou Gherig's disease, aka Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Spina Bifida is a birth defect and ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease, but is not present at birth.

Is there a cure for Spina Bifida?

No, Spina Bifida is not a disease and there is no cure. Spina Bifida is a birth defect and the damage for lack of a better word, is permanent. There are treatments that will help with mobility, continence and quality of life, but no way to cure or reverse it.

Can someone have spina bifida and not be born with it?

No, spina bifida is a birth defect. Therefore, a person has to be born with spina bifida to have it.

Congenital in a sentence?

He had a congenital bone disease called spina bifida.

Is Nuera another name for Spina Bifida?

No, "Nuera" is not another name for Spina Bifida. Myelomeningocele is another name for Spina Bifida.

What is the most common name for spina bifida?

The most common name for Spina Bifida IS Spina Bifida. It is also known as myelomeningocele.

What is the classification of Spina Bifida?

Spina Bifida is a neural tube defect.

What is the most common form of spina bifida?

Spina Bifida Occulta

How did Spina Bifida get its name?

Spina Bifida is Latin for "split spine".

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