Abnormal Development - Anencephaly

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Introduction

Anencephaly Rates (USA Data)[1]

A neural tube defect, anencephaly is a failure of the neural tube to close cranially. Also called exencephaly or craniorachischisis.

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International Classification of Diseases

Q00 Anencephaly and similar malformations

  • Q00.0 Anencephaly, Acephaly, Acrania, Amyelencephaly, Hemianencephaly, Hemicephaly
  • Q00.1 Craniorachischisis
  • Q00.2 Iniencephaly

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Fetal Anencephaly
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Anencephaly in a fetus (GA week 18) from a diabetic mother. Ultrasound images (coronal) show a complete absence of the cranial vault and brain and enlarged orbits.[2]


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Historic Anencephaly

These drawings are from a 1921 study of a single embryonic anencephaly.[3]

These drawings are from a 1925 study of 57 cases of anencephaly.[4]

Dodds GS. and Deangelis E. An anencephalic human embryo 16.5 mm long. (1937) Anat. Rec. 67(4): 499-505.

References

  1. Mathews TJ. Trends in spina bifida and anencephalus in the United States, 1991-2005, National Vital Statistics System.
  2. Alorainy IA, Barlas NB & Al-Boukai AA. (2010). Pictorial Essay: Infants of diabetic mothers. Indian J Radiol Imaging , 20, 174-81. PMID: 21042439 DOI.
  3. Frazer JE. Report on an anencephalic embryo. (1921) J Anat. 56(1): 12-9. PMID 17103933
  4. Nañagas JC. A comparison of the growth of the body dimensions of anencephalic human fetuses with normal fetal growth as determined by graphic analysis and empirical formulae. (1925) American J. Anatomy. 455-494.


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