Abnormal Development - Anencephaly
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LA00 Anencephaly or similar anomalies
The above ICD-11 code is from the next version update due for release in 2018. ICD-10 is the 10th revision, Australian Modification (ICD-10-AM) is currently in use in Australian hospitals for admitted patients.
ICD-10 Q00 Anencephaly and similar malformations
A neural tube defect, anencephaly is a failure of the neural tube to close cranially. Also called exencephaly or craniorachischisis.
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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.
- Links: maternal diabetes
These drawings are from a 1921 study of a single embryonic anencephaly.
These drawings are from a 1925 study of 57 cases of anencephaly.
Dodds GS. and Deangelis E. An anencephalic human embryo 16.5 mm long. (1937) Anat. Rec. 67(4): 499-505.
- Mathews TJ. Trends in spina bifida and anencephalus in the United States, 1991-2005, National Vital Statistics System.
- Alorainy IA, Barlas NB & Al-Boukai AA. (2010). Pictorial Essay: Infants of diabetic mothers. Indian J Radiol Imaging , 20, 174-81. PMID: 21042439 DOI.
- Frazer JE. Report on an anencephalic embryo. (1921) J Anat. 56(1): 12-9. PMID 17103933
- 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.
Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences - is official publication of the Indian Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery.
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