Spina Bifida

What it is

A diagnosed medical condition that occurs when a serious birth abnormality in the spinal cord occurs, leaving the spinal cord lacking in its usual protective skeletal and soft tissue coverings.


Teaching implications and links

Outlines the four main types of spina bifida and the surgical process. From The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids).

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