Omphalotaxis | definition of omphalotaxis by Medical dictionary
omphalotaxis An obsolete term for repositioning a prolapsed umbilical cord into the uterine cavity.
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A: A patient with giant omphalocele; B: Omphalotaxis
with silica gel bag in phase I; C, D: Local compression with self-made hemispherical gauze cushion and elastic bellyband to promote the return of organs.