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Anencephaly

Known as: Anencephaly [Disease/Finding], Brain Congenital Absence, Anencephalia 
A malformation of the nervous system caused by failure of the anterior neuropore to close. Infants are born with intact spinal cords, cerebellums… 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND The National Birth Defects Prevention Network collects state-specific birth defects surveillance data for annual… 
Review
2009
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND The prevalence of NTDs in the US declined significantly after mandatory folic acid fortification; however, it is not… 
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND In the United States, birth defects affect approximately 3% of all births, are a leading cause of infant mortality… 
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Objective. In an effort to reduce the occurrence of neural tube defects (NTDs), folic acid fortification of US enriched grain… 
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
CONTEXT Daily consumption of 400 microg of folic acid before conception and during early pregnancy dramatically reduces the… 
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979