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Meningocele (Spina Bifida)

causes part of the spinal cord to come through the spine like a sac that is pushed out. Nerve fluid is in the sac, and there is usually no nerve damage.

VA Benefits:  Meningocele is one of 3 forms of Spina Bifida that is recognized by the VA in the biological  children of certain male Korean andcertain male Vietnam-era veterans exposed to Agent Orange –Learn more

 

Health Info Sheet:  Meningocele Health Info Sheet – Learn more

 

Children of Women Vietnam Veterans:  Birth Defects recognized in the children of women Vietnam veterans – Learn more

 

Health Registry for Veterans Children:  Registry for children of veterans exposed to Agent Orange and children of Gluf War veterans Register Here