Neonatal diastasis recti

Case contributed by Dr Sameh Saied Ali

Presentation

Pre-mature neonate with supra-umbilical swelling

Patient Data

Age: 0 days
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Separation of the recti muscles with an approximately 1.5 cm gap is seen above the umbilicus.

Case Discussion

Neonatal diastasis recti is the separation of the recti muscles from the level of the xiphoid process down to the umbilicus.

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Case information

rID: 52862
Case created: 23rd Apr 2017
Last edited: 22nd Jun 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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