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The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 70, Issue 4, pp 355–356 | Cite as

Iniencephaly

  • Noor Afshan Subzposh
  • Ekramullah
  • Faisal Haque
  • Shyamsunder Sabat
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Abstract

Iniencephaly is a rare congenital anomaly which is a type of neural tube defect. Babies with iniencephaly are almost always still born but exceptionally live born cases are reported. This article reports a case of a live born iniencephalic baby who died about 15 minutes after birth.

Key words

Iniencephaly Neural tube defect Still bom Live born 

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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Noor Afshan Subzposh
    • 1
  • Ekramullah
    • 1
  • Faisal Haque
    • 1
  • Shyamsunder Sabat
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiodiagnosis, J.N. Medical CollegeAligarh Muslim UniversityAligarhIndia

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