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  1. ... is present. Gastroschisis is rarely associated with other birth defects. Gastroschisis is a life-threatening event requiring immediate ...
  2. ... large intestine. Omphalocele is frequently associated with other birth defects, such as heart defects, imperforate anus, urinary problems, ...
  3. ... has been shown to prevent some kinds of birth defects, including neural tube defects such as spina bifida. ... acid to help prevent these kinds of serious birth defects.
  4. ... whether the baby is at risk for certain birth defects. Blood is drawn from a vein and the ... other tests can be performed to rule out birth defects.
  5. Nephrectomy may be recommended for: Kidney deformities (birth defects: congenital abnormalities) Injury (trauma) Disease Infection Hypertension Tumor Removal of kidney from donor for kidney transplant
  6. ... chordee". Hypospadias is one of the most common birth defects seen in infant boys. Surgery is necessary to ... the penis. Circumcision should NOT be performed at birth so that the foreskin can be used for the repair.
  7. A birth defect involving an abnormal opening in the spinal bones (vertebrae) is called spina bifida. The spinal vertebrae have ... Surgical treatment is needed to repair the defect and is usually ... and pain-free (using general anesthesia), an incision is made ...
  8. Gastroschisis is a birth defect in which an infant's intestines stick out (protrude) through a hole in the abdominal wall. Sometimes, gastroschisis can be ...
  9. Spina bifida is a congenital disorder (birth defect) in which the backbone and spinal canal do not close before birth. In severe cases, this can result in the spinal cord ...
  10. Spina bifida is a congenital disorder (birth defect) in which the backbone and spinal canal do not close before birth. In severe cases, this can result in the spinal cord ...
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