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newborn baby missing 2 lumbar vertebrae?

b7827bb7827 Posts: 1
edited 10/30/2014 - 9:02 PM in Back Surgery and Neck Surgery
Hi, I don't know if this is the right section for this question or not, but I have a very urgent question so please help.

What is the condition/disease called when a newborn baby is born with (2) missing lumbar vertebrae?
How serious is this condition?
What are the effects on the baby?

And MOST importantly, can anything be done about it? Is there any treatments for it?

Is this condition curable through stem cell therapy? I know by using pluripotent stem cells new bones can be generated, but is that possible for vertebraes?

Any information would be useful. Thanks!
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  • LizLiz Posts: 9,765
    there is nobody on the qualified or permitted to respond to these questions, you will need to speak to the paediatrician to have the condition explained.

    welcome to spine-health and how to get started here

    Liz, 

    Veritas-Health Forum Moderator

    Spinal stenosis since 1995
    Lumber decompression surgery S1 L5-L3[1996]
    Cervical stenosis, so far avoided surgery
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