Tip 210: neural tube defects

Despite preconceptual maternal folate supplementation, neural tube defects remain one of the most common congenital CNS defects (around 2 per 10,000 births).

Reference:

Hagmann, C., Rennie, J.M. (2005). ‘Neurological problems in the newborn’ in Rennie and Roberton’s Textbook of Neonatology 5th edition, Chapter 40, page 1202-3.

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