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Acrania is a
cephalic disorderof a human fetus characterised by a partial or complete absence of the cranium. The condition is frequently, though not always, associated with anencephaly. [http://www.thefetus.net/page.php?id=77 Acrania: review of 13 cases] - Tae-Hee Kwon, MD*, Jim King, MD, Philippe Jeanty, MD, PhD]
Ultrasoundcan be involved in diagnosis.cite journal |author=Liu IF, Chang CH, Yu CH, Cheng YC, Chang FM |title=Prenatal diagnosis of fetal acrania using three-dimensional ultrasound |journal=Ultrasound in medicine & biology |volume=31 |issue=2 |pages=175–8 |year=2005 |pmid=15708455 |doi=10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2004.10.005]
Whether diagnosed during pregnancy or at birth, the condition is invariably fatal. ]
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