Gastroschisis Definition Terminology Encyclopedia Online
Gastroschisis represents a congenital defect characterized by a defect in the anterior abdominal wall through which the intestinal contents freely protrude.
Outcome of antenatally diagnosed abdominal wall defects.
Gastroschisis is one of a group of birth defects known as ventral wall defects, which involve the abdominal (belly) area of the fetus.
Omphalocele and Gastroschisis
Gastroschisis and omphalocele are among the group of congenital anomalies most frequently encountered by pediatric surgeons.
This is large lateral abdominal wall defect does not involve the umbilical cord and is not covered by a membrane.