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Drugs That May Cause Neural Tube Defects

Neural tube defects are birth defects that affect the brain and spinal cord. Perhaps the most well known neural tube defect is spina bifida. Spina bifida is when the fetal spinal column doesn’t close. This typically results in nerve damage and partial paralysis of the legs. Another serious neural tube defect is anencephaly. Anencephaly is […]