Spina bifida occulta
* Not a rare disease
Other Names for this Disease
- Closed spina bifida
- Occult spina bifida
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- Eubanks JD, Cheruvu VK. Prevalence of sacral spina bifida occulta and its relationship to age, sex, race, and the sacral table angle: an anatomic, osteologic study of three thousand one hundred specimens. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2009 Jul 1;34(15):1539-43; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19564762. Accessed 9/27/2013.
- Fletcher JM, Brei TJ. Introduction: Spina bifida--a multidisciplinary perspective. Dev Disabil Res Rev. 2010;16(1):1-5; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3046545/. Accessed 9/27/2013.
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