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Brain Malformations

  • By: Khoi D. Than
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Brain malformations affect children worldwide. Usually, they form congenitally, have no effective means of prevention or treatment, and are associated with poor prognoses. Anencephaly is the absence of a major portion of the brain, skull, and scalp, and results from failure ...

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