An abdominoschisis refers to a split +/- defect in the abdomen. Some authors however use the term synonymously with a gastroschisis. When the defect continues into the thoracic region it is then termed a thoraco-abdominoschisis. A large abdominoschisis is considered part of the limb body wall complex 2.
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