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Causes Of Acrania
Acrania: Acrania literally means lack of a skull and brain, this is usually present before birth and if the child survives birth usually does not survive. It is a developmental anomaly which is most cases if not evident as to what is the cause. ...Read more
Can u plz tell me wht causes acrania.I lost my baby at 12 weeks,so i would like to take necessary precautions next time?
Monitor carefully: Acrania is a developmental defect that occurs during embryo's development in the womb. Possible factors are many- genetic,nutritional and vitamin deficiencies, and a large number of environmental and toxic factors. Subsequent pregnancies need to be monitored, including amniocentesis for AFP& ultrasound during 14-16 wk of gestation. Folic acid to prevent neural tube defects also shd be given. ...Read more
I am 14 weeks and was just diagnosed with acrania. I took folic acids before n during my pregnancy so why did it happen. ?
We may never know: Really sorry for this bad news. Acrania is a very rare congenital anomaly of the bones of the skull which unfortunately is not well understood, can be associated with anencephaly but not attributed to a folic acid deficiency. Folic acid vitamins protect against neural tube defects like meningomyelocele, spina bifida ...but not acrania. An Obs geneticist can confirm your verylow risk of recurrence ...Read more
14 wks my baby had acrania. Had a DnC and 2 wks doc said there was fluid in my uterine cavity. He gave antibiotics and said body would expel. Confused?
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CREPE SKIN?: CREPEY SKIN WHERE? EYES, LEGS, FACE, TRUNK, HANDS, ARMS? AGE AND EXPOSURE TO THE SUN ARE A COUPLE OF FACTORS THAT OFTEN CAUSE THIS CONDITION. WHY? BECAUSE WE LOSE COLLAGEN AND THICKNESS OF THE UPPER LAYERS OF THE SKIN. OCCURS MORE OFTEN IN WHITE WOMEN. BLACK PEOPLE HAVE MORE PROTECTIVE MELANIN CELLS IN THEIR SKIN AND THAT IS WHY THEIR SKIN DOES NOT AGE AS FAST ...Read more