Ruptured omphalocoele

Ruptured omphalocoele occurs when there is rupture of the outer membrane of an omphalocoele. When this happens the eviscerated fetal bowel looks free floating and distinction from gastroschisis becomes difficult. However the abdominal defect generally tends to be larger and may contain liver with a ruptured omphalocoele 1.

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rID: 15178
Tag: stub, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Ruptured exomphalos
  • Ruptured omphalocele

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