Iniencephaly: A rare type of neural tube defect where the head is positioned in a backward bent angle and the spine is malformed.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Iniencephaly is available below.
Symptoms of Iniencephaly
- Short birth length
- Large head in proportion to the body
- Head bent backwards
- Lack of a neck
- Facial skin connected directly to chest skin
- more symptoms...»
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symptoms of Iniencephaly
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Causes of Iniencephaly
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Iniencephaly: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Iniencephaly
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of severe brain injury are hard to miss,
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MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms
such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked.
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suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return.
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Iniencephaly: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Iniencephaly: Rare Types
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Prognosis for Iniencephaly
Prognosis for Iniencephaly:
Very poor - death usually occurs before or soon after birth and often the mother's life is at risk during birth due to the physical malformations of the fetus which impede the birth process.
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Definitions of Iniencephaly:
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Iniencephaly as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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