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What causes a fetus meningocele?
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Unknown
Failure of the fetal neural tube to close results in a neural tube defect (ntd) such as meningocele.
The definite cause is not known, but inadequate maternal Folic Acid levels are associated with increased risk for ntd's.

In brief: Unknown
Failure of the fetal neural tube to close results in a neural tube defect (ntd) such as meningocele.
The definite cause is not known, but inadequate maternal Folic Acid levels are associated with increased risk for ntd's.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
In brief: Abnormal development
meningocoele is caused by a failure of the neural tobe to close normally, leaving part of the spinal cord open.

In brief: Abnormal development
meningocoele is caused by a failure of the neural tobe to close normally, leaving part of the spinal cord open.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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