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spina bifida aperta

Tuesday 22 May 2007

In open spina bifida, a bony defect of the posterior vertebral arches is accompanied by herniation of neural tissue and meninges and is not covered by skin.

See also

- neural tube defects (NTDs)

  • spina bifida