Spina Bifida

Lee Morgan, Gabriel Loyola, Joshua Lopez, Yanel Rios

Affect

It affects how the skin on the back look, and it can make walking or daily activities hard to do without help.

Symptoms

Mild defect: child may have no symptoms or problems or might have a birthmark.


Severe defect: causes seizures, intellectual disabilities, or sign problems. Also get a curve in the spine.

Prognosis

Activity and participation depends on a number and severity of abnormalities

and associated personal and environmental factors. Most children with the disorder have

normal intelligence and can walk often with assistive devices.


It is not unusual for those with Spina Bifida to live well in adulthood.