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Spina Bifida Oculta

Were you looking for information about Spina Bifida Occulta? Spina bifida oculta is a common misspelling of spina bifida occulta.

Spina bifida occulta is the mildest form of spina bifida. When someone has this condition, at least one vertebra is malformed, but the nerves and spinal cord are normal and are covered by a layer of skin. Although it is estimated that 5 to 10 percent of the population has spina bifida occulta, some cases may never be detected.
(To read the full eMedTV article on this disorder, click Spina Bifida Occulta. Topics discussed in this article include the cause, symptoms, and treatment of spina bifida occulta.)
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