Modality: Ultrasound (Transverse)

- “ Neural tube defects (NTDs) affect 2.6 per 1000 births, with spina bifida and anencephaly accounting for 95% of all NTDs. Anencephaly is the absen...”

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  • Neural tube defects - “ Neural tube defect (NTD) refers to the incomplete closure of the neural tube in very early pregnancy.  The neural tube comprises of a bundle of n...”
  • Anencephaly - “ Anencephaly is the most severe form of cranial neural tube defect (NTD) and is characterized by an absence of cortical tissue (although the brains...”

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