Spina Bifida: Causes, Signs, and Treatment


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The least worrisome form of spina bifida is known as:

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1. The most severe form of spina bifida:

2. Deficiency in which of the following has been implicated in spina bifida?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you assess your understanding of the physical characteristics, forms and causes of spina bifida.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The term used to describe the mildest form of spina bifida
  • The characteristics of the most severe form of spina bifida
  • The deficiency of what vitamin that could result in the development of this defect
  • How spina bifida can be diagnosed
  • What causes spina bifida to occur

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding what spina bifida is and why it occurs
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the symptoms and diagnosis of this ailment
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the kinds of spina bifida

Additional Learning

To learn more about this condition, review the accompanying lesson called Spina Bifida: Causes, Signs and Treatment. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe what spina bifida is
  • Relate the physical characteristics of spina bifida
  • Discuss the risk factors of this birth defect
  • List and explain the forms of spina bifida
  • Identify the symptoms of the most severe form of spina bifida
  • Note how this ailment can be diagnosed
  • Provide information about treatment of each form of spina bifida