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Can you tell me about the relationship between cranioschisis and neural tube defects (ntds)?

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Dr. Suhas Pai
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In brief: Same thing

Cranioschisis is simply a type of neural tube defect.
Cranioschisis refers to when the cranial end of the neural tube does not close and the skull and brain do not form properly as a result. There are other types of neural tube defects which affect the development of the spinal cord instead of the brain. Spina bifida is an example.

In brief: Same thing

Cranioschisis is simply a type of neural tube defect.
Cranioschisis refers to when the cranial end of the neural tube does not close and the skull and brain do not form properly as a result. There are other types of neural tube defects which affect the development of the spinal cord instead of the brain. Spina bifida is an example.
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