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SPINA BIFIDA An ongoing challenge Presented by: Tino Cantu and Maggie Sanchez
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Spina Bifida Spina Bifida latin word for split spine. Most common group of birth defects called neural tube defects (NTD). The neural tube develops into the brain and spinal cord.
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What is Spina Bifida? It’s a defect of the spine in a developing fetus, it affects the brain,spinal cord,and it’s muscles surrounding it, and resulting in loss of movement and or sensation to the legs and feet as well as bowel movement and bladder dysfunction.
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When does Spina Bifida occur? Occurs between days 24 and 28 of gestation. This disorders arise from abnormalities occuring during three major concurrent migrations of cell groups during embryogenesis which include those of the neural tube, the notochord, and the mesenchymal tissue.
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When does Spina Bifida occur? The notochord is a column of cells that run up the length of the embryo between the ectoderm and endoderm.It plays an important role in inducing formation of the spinal cord and spinal column.
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When does spina bifida occur? The neural tube is the precursor of
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