Definition of omphalocele in English:
A hernia in which abdominal organs protrude into a baby’s umbilical cord.
- Umbilical hernias, omphaloceles, and gastroschisis usually are apparent on gross inspection.
- Malrotation is also associated with other congenital anomalies such as diaphragmatic hernia, omphalocele and gastroschisis.
- The omphalocele was closed by approximating the abdominal fascia.
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