Acta Scientific ANATOMY

Case Report Volume 2 Issue 1

Anencephaly - A Case Report and Lessons for the Future

Fariha Sabeen*

Senior Resident of Anatomy, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College, Jharkhand, India

*Corresponding Author: Fariha Sabeen, Senior Resident of Anatomy, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College, Jharkhand, India.

Received: December 12, 2022; Published:December 29, 2022


The main objective of this particular case report is to create awareness among the people about the importance of folic acid intake, not only during pregnancy but even before it. As anencephaly could be prevented but not cured, hence a small step such as eating food rich in folic acid, along with folic acid supplementation can prevent many from this dreadful ill-fated disorder and the mothers from the emotional turmoil.

Keywords: Anencephaly; Folic Acid; Pregnancy


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Citation: Fariha Sabeen. “Anencephaly - A Case Report and Lessons for the Future". Acta Scientific Anatomy 2.1 (2023): 35-36.


Copyright: © 2022 Fariha Sabeen. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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