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Spina bifida is a birth defect that causes problems with the spine, spinal cord, and the surrounding nerves.
Septicemia is the clinical name for blood poisoning by bacteria. It is a medical emergency and needs urgent medical treatment.
Arteriovenous malformations is the abnormal formation of veins and arteries. It can develop in the fetus or newborn baby.
A seizure that lasts at least 30 minutes is called status epilepticus, or a prolonged seizure. This is a medical emergency that may lead to permanent brain damage or death. Many medical experts become concerned that a seizure is status ...
A subarachnoid hemorrhage means that there is bleeding in the space that surrounds the brain. Most often, it occurs when a weakened area in a blood vessel (aneurysm) on the surface of the brain bursts and leaks. The blood then builds up ...
A subdural hematoma is a buildup of blood on the surface of the brain. The blood builds up in a space between the protective layers that surround your brain, pressing on and damaging the brain tissue.