Spina Bifida (cont.)
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People with spina bifida should be seen frequently by the appropriate professionals so that they can be checked for progressing deformities, disabilities, or complications that may require intervention. A specialized “clinic” can assemble the needed professionals, so parents are not spending all of their time taking the child for medical attention.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/25/2014
Mark R Foster, MD, PhD
William O Shaffer, MD
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