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What are the symptoms of anencephaly?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: None.

The mother usually has no symptoms when she is carrying an anencephalic infant, however this is a lethal fetal anomaly.
Its recurrence in future pregnancies can be prevented with daily use of Folic Acid at 4-5 mg.

In brief: None.

The mother usually has no symptoms when she is carrying an anencephalic infant, however this is a lethal fetal anomaly.
Its recurrence in future pregnancies can be prevented with daily use of Folic Acid at 4-5 mg.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: Shape and size head

Children with anencephaly have a distinctive head shape and small head size with sloping forehead.
Speak to your pediatrician for confirmation

In brief: Shape and size head

Children with anencephaly have a distinctive head shape and small head size with sloping forehead.
Speak to your pediatrician for confirmation
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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