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Causes of Neural tube defect

Causes of Neural tube defect

The cause of a neural tube defect is not well understood. It is believed that both genetic and environmental factors affect neural tube development. Mothers who are obese, have poorly controlled diabetes or who are taking anti-seizure medications have an increased risk of having a baby with a neural tube defect. Low folic acid levels are also thought to play a role.

Causes of Neural tube defect (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Neural tube defect that are listed by the Diseases Database:

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Neural tube defect: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Neural tube defect, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Neural tube defect:

Neural tube defect: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Neural tube defect: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Neural tube defect:

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Neural tube defect as a symptom:

Conditions listing Neural tube defect as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Neural tube defect. Our database lists the following as having Neural tube defect as a symptom of that condition:

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