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Is spina bifida curable

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โˆ™ 2012-04-09 19:57:40

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There is no cure for Spina Bifida as of now. However, if a pregnant woman's unborn child has Spina Bifida, the woman can have surgery en utero to fuse her child's spine. This is not a cure, but will lessen the symptoms of SB once the child is born.

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