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What is Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive?

What is Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive?

  • Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive: Neural tube defects caused by abnormal folate or homocysteine metabolism. Neural tube defects are brain or spine defects such as an opening in the spinal cord through which the spinal cord protrudes.

Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive, or a subtype of Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive: Introduction

Types of Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive:

Broader types of Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive:

How serious is Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive?

Complications of Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive: see complications of Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive

What causes Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive?

Causes of Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive: see causes of Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive
Risk factors for Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive: see risk factors for Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive

What are the symptoms of Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive?

Symptoms of Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive: see symptoms of Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive

Complications of Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive: see complications of Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive

Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive: Obstetrician, Neonatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive.
Treatments for Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive: see treatments for Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive
Research for Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive: see research for Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive

Name and Aliases of Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive

Main name of condition: Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive

Other names or spellings for Neural tube defect, folate-sensitive:

NTD, folate sensitive, Neural tube defects

NTD- Folate sensitive, Neural tube defects
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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