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How old does someone with spina bifida usually live?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
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In brief: Live into the Adulth

With modern treatment and medical care these children live into the adulthood these days.

In brief: Live into the Adulth

With modern treatment and medical care these children live into the adulthood these days.
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Dr. Keith Baldwin
Orthopedic Surgery - Pediatric

In brief: Varies

Spina bifida has a wide range of severities, it will depend on the neurologic level, whether there are urologic problems, and whether there was a shunt placed (neurosurgical brain procedure).
Patients with very low level lesions can live relatively normal lives, whereas higher level patients (more involved), may have more difficulty.

In brief: Varies

Spina bifida has a wide range of severities, it will depend on the neurologic level, whether there are urologic problems, and whether there was a shunt placed (neurosurgical brain procedure).
Patients with very low level lesions can live relatively normal lives, whereas higher level patients (more involved), may have more difficulty.
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