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Can a spinal tap cause spina bifida?

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Dr. Chaim Colen
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Unlikely

When was the spinal tap done? In utero? Later in life? It is unlikely.
Spina bifida is usually the result of a cellular migration disorder and not from a spinal tap.

In brief: Unlikely

When was the spinal tap done? In utero? Later in life? It is unlikely.
Spina bifida is usually the result of a cellular migration disorder and not from a spinal tap.
Dr. Chaim Colen
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Dr. Atif Haque
Neurosurgery

In brief: Congenital

Spina bifida is something you are born with, not something that is acquired.

In brief: Congenital

Spina bifida is something you are born with, not something that is acquired.
Dr. Atif Haque
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