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Omphalocele containing bowel, liver and pancreas

Authors:Nidhi Chauhan, Neena Chauhan, Akanksha Srivastava, Rana Shamim
Int J Biol Med Res. 2014; 5(2): 4121-4123  |  PDF File

Abstract

Omphalocele is a midline defect of the anterior abdominal wall, characterised by herniation ofabdominal viscera into the base of umbilical cord. The incidence is 1 in 4000 to 1 in 5000 livebirths. (1). We present a 31 year old female , primigravida, who reported to the hospital at 22weeks of gestation diagnosed as ? omphalocele ? gastrochisis and admitted for termination of pregnancy.