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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Other Names for this Disease
  • Absence of a large part of the brain and the skull
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  • If anencephaly occurred in a previous pregnancy, what are the chances of this condition affecting the next pregnancy if we take the recommended medication?  How long should the medication be taken before attempting another pregnancy? Click here for answer

  • My mother had a baby with anencephaly. Does this increase the chances for me to have a baby with this condition? Click here for answer