Genetic Predisposition: Spina Bifida

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Spina Bifida

What is it?

  • A condition where the spine does not develop properly, leaving a gap in the spine.

PIESF

Physical:

  • Lack of motion and range of motion at the joint
  • Weakness or total paralysis of the legs
  • Bowel and urinary problems 
  • Loss of sensation

Intellectual:

  • Short attention span making it difficult to concentrate
  • Cannot gain qualifications due to amount of time spent in hospital 
  • Can't understand fast spoken language

Emotional:

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