• Question: could someone be born without a brain

    Asked by islaa to Audra, Fiona, Justin on 22 Mar 2012.
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      Audra Benjamin answered on 22 Mar 2012:

      Unfortunately yes, it’s called anencephaly, it is always fatal as you can survive without a brain. It is cause by a defect in the development of the neural tube.