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Anencephaly

DA: 35




Developmental anomaly information

Definition: Anencephaly is a designation for congenital absence of the cranial vault with cerebral hemispheres completely missing or decreased to small masses attached to the base of the skull. The etiology is unknown. . There are three types of anencephaly: (1) meroanencephaly, where there is rudimentary brain tissue and partial formation of the cranium; (2) holoanencephaly, the most common type, in which the brain is completely absent, and (3) craniorachischisis, the most severe, where area cerebrovasculosa and area medullovasculosa fill both cranial defects and the spinal column.



Developmental anomaly parent: (empty)

Topology: Human body > Head and neck > Head > Cranium > Brain

System: Human body > Nervous system > Central nervous system

Developmental anomaly category: Malformation

Case records MDB454, MDB113, MDB122, MDB140, MDB141, MDB343, MDB371, MDB381, MDB464, MDB486, MDB496, MDB527, MDB536
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Humpath: 3410

Wikipedia: Anencephaly

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Observed in malformative diseases (MDB)
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Associated developmental anomalies

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Last modified: 2010-11-01 13:14:30 by farideh

Created: 2008-02-20 00:00:00 by phsaw



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