Spina Bifida Research Paper

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Spina Bifida History of Spina Bifida: Spina Bifida has been here as long as man walked this earth. Spina Bifida was founded by Professor Nicholas Tulp. Spina Bifida got its name from Professor Nicholas Tulp. It is estimated that Spina Bifida took place 12,000 years ago. What is Spina Bifida? A neural tube defect is a birth defect called Spina Bifida. If the babies’ spinal cord doesn’t form properly it causes Spina Bifida. There are three types of Spina Bifida one is mild the other is severe and the other is more severe. Mild Form Mild form of Spina Bifida is the most common form. It doesn’t usually cause problems nor need nursing. You can 't see the flaw but some babies may have a birthmark, hairy patch or dimple on their back.…show more content…
Meningocele is when the fluid spills out of the spine and pushes against the skin. A sign of Meningocele is spotting a bulge in the skin. In lots of Spina Bifida cases, there are no other symptoms of Meningocele. Most Severe Form Myelomeningocele is the most rare and severe form of Spina Bifida. Piece of the spinal nerves pushes out of the spinal canal, and the nerves are frequently injured. A bulge in the skin is a symptom. In some newborn babies, the skin is wide open and the nerves are shown. What causes Spina Bifida? The exact origin of Spina Bifida isn 't known. Scientist believes that the genes and the nature are part of the reason for Spina Bifida. An example, women who have a child with Spina Bifida are more likely to have another child with the same disease. Women who are overweight or who have health issues (diabetes) are also more likely to have a child with Spina Bifida. Symptoms of Spina Bifida • No feeling in most parts of body (legs, feet, or arms) so children may not be able to move those parts of the body. • Bladder or inside problems, such as leaking pee or having a hard time passing…show more content…
Do not use go in a steam room, hot tub, or sauna. Treat a high fever right away. The heat could raise your baby 's risk for Spina Bifida. Why should we be concerned about it? We should be concerned about Spina Bifida because the average life span for an individual with the condition is 30-40 years, with renal failure as the most typical cause of death. 80% - 90% of children with Spina Bifida will also develop hydrocephalus. The substance that shields the brain and spinal cord is called cerebral spinal fluid. When a child has hydrocephalus, cerebral spinal fluid is not able to move freely and will later on build up inside the head causing force inside the brain. What steps are societies taking in order to cope with new challenges in this condition in

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