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When a person has spina bifida, what is the risk their kids will have it?
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Dr. Reza Karimi
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Genetic counseling
Most cases of spina bifida are not strictly inherited and do not necessarily mean that offspring will also have it.
That being said, there are some genetic disorders associated with spina bifida and other congenital malformations. A thorough family history and genetic evaluation can give you a more precise answer to this question.

In brief: Genetic counseling
Most cases of spina bifida are not strictly inherited and do not necessarily mean that offspring will also have it.
That being said, there are some genetic disorders associated with spina bifida and other congenital malformations. A thorough family history and genetic evaluation can give you a more precise answer to this question.
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