Omphalocoele

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio
Ultrasound

Antenatal ultrasound (13 weeks)

Transvaginal US image showing omphalocele in a 13-week fetus. 

Case Discussion

Omphalocoele is a congenital midline abdominal wall defect at the base of the umbilical cord insertion with herniation of gut (or occasionally other content) out of the fetal abdomen.

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Case information

rID: 36470
Published: 26th Apr 2015
Last edited: 26th Dec 2019
System: Obstetrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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