Approximately 90 percent of children born with spina bifida live into adulthood and are in school with children their own age, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The overall mortality rate of children with ... More »

Approximately 90 percent of babies born with spina bifida live to adulthood, according to the Spina Bifida Association. Early detection makes the condition manageable, and 80 percent of children develop normal intelligen... More »

Cats on average live into their teens, with a life expectancy between 13 and 18 being typical for most breeds, barring other variables. Among these variables are whether the cat is kept indoors, and whether it is neutere... More »

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Spina bifida occulta is a widespread, relatively benign form of spina bifida, a condition characterized by the abnormal formation of one or more vertebrae, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders an... More »

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Common birth defects include spina bifida, clubfoot, Down syndrome and cystic fibrosis, notes Healthline. These conditions may occur when a body part forms incorrectly, called structural defects, or due to abnormalities ... More »

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Common neurological disorders include Huntington's disease, muscular dystrophy, spina bifida, Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease, according to MedlinePlus. Stroke, dementia and epilepsy are also neurological dis... More »

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Medical conditions associated with Chiari malformations include hydrocephalus, spina bifida, syringomyelia, tethered cord syndrome and spinal curvature, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and S... More »

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