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Spina bifida

Current definition

March 2022

Spina bifida

A definite diagnosis of spina bifida myelomeningocele, meningocele or rachischisis by a paediatrician.

For the above definition, the following are not covered:

  • spina bifida occulta.
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We've added meningocele.

 

Previous definitions

CSC

January 2018

This is a new child-specific condition. It's available with Enhanced Children's Critical Illness Cover.

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Spina bifida

A definite diagnosis of spina bifida myelomeningocele or rachischisis by a paediatrician.

 For the above definition, the following are not covered:

  • spina bifida occulta; and
  • spina bifida with meningocele.