IMR Press / CEOG / Volume 45 / Issue 1 / DOI: 10.12891/ceog4165.2018

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Open Access Case Report
Diagnosis and management of fetal omphalocele: a case report
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1 Gynecologic and Obstetric Clinic, Microsurgical and Medical Sciences of Sassari University, Italy
2 Pediatric Clinic, Department of Surgical, Microsurgical and Medical Sciences of Sassari University, Italy

† These authors contributed equally.

Clin. Exp. Obstet. Gynecol. 2018, 45(1), 129–131; https://doi.org/10.12891/ceog4165.2018
Published: 10 February 2018
Abstract

Omphalocele is the commonest fetal abdominal wall defect and can represent a part of a syndrome or an isolated defect. The eviscerated abdominal organs are covered by the peritoneum and amnios. Obstetric prenatal ultrasound should be integrated by fetal echocadiography because of high incidence of associated cardiac anomalies. The authors describe the diagnosis and management of a 41 years primigravida woman with first trimester ultrasound diagnosis of omphalocele.
Keywords
Omphalocele
Gastroschisis
Prenatal diagnosis
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