Increased incidence of spina bifida occulta in fluorosis prone areas.

  title={Increased incidence of spina bifida occulta in fluorosis prone areas.},
  author={Sanjay Kumar Gupta and Ram Chandra Gupta and Avnish Kumar Seth},
  journal={Indian pediatrics},
  volume={31 11},
Spina bifida is a congenital deformity of posterior wall of vertebra of spine. This is a midline defect of skin, vertebral arches and neural tube, usually in the lumbosacral region. The incidence usually ranges from 0.2-0.4/1000 live births(l). Little is known about the etiology of the spina bifida. It may take any of the following forms(2): (i) Spina bifida occulta is due to failure of neural arches to unite, but there is no protrusion of cord or membrane. The spina bifida occulta is an… CONTINUE READING
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