gastroschisis


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gastroschisis

 [gas-tros´kĭ-sis]
a congenital fissure of the abdominal wall with protrusion of viscera.

gas·tros·chi·sis

(gas-tros'ki-sis), [MIM*230750]
A congenital fissure in the anterior abdominal wall not involving the umbilical cord; usually accompanied by protrusion of viscera.
[gastro- + G. schisis, a fissure]

gastroschisis

A condition characterised by a congenital defect in the anterior abdominal wall, often accompanied by protrusion of part of the small and/or large intestine. Simultaneous involvement of the thorax is termed thoracogastroschisis.

gas·tros·chi·sis

(gas-tros'ki-sis)
A defect in the anterior abdominal wall; usually accompanied by protrusion of viscera.
[gastro- + G. schisis, a fissure]
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population-based birth defects surveillance programs to assess the prevalence of gastroschisis during 2006-2015.
Use of a plastic hemoderivative bag in the treatment of gastroschisis. Pediatr Surg Int 1999; 15: 442-444, doi: 10.1007/s003830050629.
As well as gastroschisis, Bentley's stomach was in the wrong place and his bowel became stuck together.
Thirty cases of gastroschisis were matched to 76 controls at the time of diagnosis by race and maternal age.
Despite the stress of daily hospital visits and worry for their son's health, Rachael and Shane have channelled their stress into raising awareness of gastroschisis.
Ricky, 33, was born with gastroschisis, which meant his intestines were on the outside of his body.
(3.) Drewett, M, GD Michailidis, y D Burge "The perinatal management of gastroschisis" Early Human Development".
Among them 10 babies had hydrocephalus, 7 were born with congenital talipes equino varus, 11 were anencephaly babies and 6 were gastroschisis.
Furthermore, frequent hot showers over long periods of time may increase risk of fetal neural tube defects, gastroschisis, and omphalocele [6].
Gastroschisis is a right-sided, small, and full thickness paraumbilical defect of the abdominal wall with a prevalence rate of about 4 per 10,000 live births [1].
Doctors at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary told them he had developed a condition known as gastroschisis which meant his bowels were growing outside of his body.
She needed immediate surgery due to a birth defect called gastroschisis, a condition where a baby's intestines and stomach develop outside the body.