Occult Spina Bifida Symptoms. The symptoms of Spina Bifida Occulta depend on the number of vertebrae that are not closed properly and the length of the gaps that are created by them. Other signs and symptoms are actually complications of the birth defect.
Spina bifida occulta SBO occurs when the bones of the spinal column do not completely close around the developing nerves of the spinal cord. As mentioned above the malformation does not involve the spinal cord or spinal nerves. S SBO has an estimated prevalence of 124.
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Spina bifida occulta SBO occurs when the bones of the spinal column do not completely close around the developing nerves of the spinal cord. Back pain leg weakness pain in the back of the legs loss of bladder or bowel control scoliosis or a curving of the spine numbness in the back or legs misshapen legs and feet. Symptoms With spina bifida occulta the most obvious sign might be a tuft of hair or a birthmark at the site of the defect. Pain in the back or legs.