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Other Names for this Disease
  • Encephalomeningocele
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  • What causes an infant to be born with this condition? My 9 month old baby boy had surgery to repair this after months of us being told he had allergies, although it was clear he had an obstruction in his nasal cavity and he was not able to breath well since birth. Also, is this a hereditary condition? How many infants are diagnosed with this? What are the long term affects even after repair? Click here for answer