Neonatal diastasis recti

Case contributed by Dr Sameh Saied Ali


Pre-mature neonate with supra-umbilical swelling

Patient Data

Age: 0 days
Gender: Female

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
Published: 25th Apr 2017
Last edited: 22nd Jun 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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