“ An Infant with no  Prospects: Baby     Theresa”
Basic Information’s about her:Name: Theresa Ann Campo Pearson.Born: March 21,1992 at Broward General      Medical         ...
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 She was born without complete brain or  skull. Her parents wanted to donate her organs to  the other babies. Her paren...
 It is a congenital birth defect that occurs in approximately one in one thousand pregnancies. It is a neural tube defect...
SymptomsAbsence of bony covering over the back bone of the head .Missing bones around the front and sides of the head ....
How is it Diagnose?Alpha-fetoproteinAmniocentesisUltrasound/SonographyBlood test
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  1. 1. “ An Infant with no Prospects: Baby Theresa”
  2. 2. Basic Information’s about her:Name: Theresa Ann Campo Pearson.Born: March 21,1992 at Broward General Medical Center; FortLaunderdale, Florida.Born with a Disease: Anenchepalia.Died: At the age of Nine Days.
  3. 3. Wanna know more.?
  4. 4.  She was born without complete brain or skull. Her parents wanted to donate her organs to the other babies. Her parents sought her to declare brain- dead but on March 26, the Florida Circuit Judge Estella Moriarty ruled that the body had a functioning brain stem and could not be declared as brain dead. The two other courts also rejected the parents appeals but the time Theresa died, her organs had deteriorated too much to still be viable for transplant.
  5. 5.  It is a congenital birth defect that occurs in approximately one in one thousand pregnancies. It is a neural tube defect, just as is spina bifida. Life expectancy for a baby with anencephaly after birth is just a few hours, sometimes a few days at most.
  6. 6. SymptomsAbsence of bony covering over the back bone of the head .Missing bones around the front and sides of the head .Folding of the earsCongenital heart defects
  7. 7. How is it Diagnose?Alpha-fetoproteinAmniocentesisUltrasound/SonographyBlood test

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