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Omphalocele and Gastroschisis

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know: Omphalocele and gastroschisis are two of the most common congenital malformations of the anterior abdominal wall. What are the typical findings for these two diseases? Omphalocele: Omphalocele is a midline abdominal wall defect in which the rectus muscles insert widely on the costal margins and do not meet…

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