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Mini Review - Neurophysiology Research (2023) Volume 5, Issue 1

Anencephaly and non-neural organs in a child with congenital abnormalities.

 Anencephaly is a congenital absence of a large brain region, cranium, or forehead that begins during the first trimester and progresses throughout the pregnancy. Failure of cranial neurulation, the embryologic process that separates the progenitors of the neocortex from amniotic fluid, is the fundamental defect. A hindbrain and optic nerves, cerebellum, brain stem and spinal cord, among other nervous system elements, can become abnormal. Diprosopus, low set ears, flattened nasal bridge and cleft palate are all related abnormalities. Corneal clouding, microphthalmia and exophthalmos are all common complications

Author(s): Antunes Gremeau*

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