6 Pathology Exomphalos
minor Gastroschisis (large) Surgery Primary closure Primary closure Surgical incision 1.
But five-month-old Morgan, who suffers from the rare condition exomphalos
, is on the road to recovery.
There is a definite association of PMD with BWS, which is characterized by macrosomia, exomphalos
, macroglossia, omphalocele, and internal visceromegaly in addition to placentomegaly and increased susceptibility to childhood tumors.
A third scan detected a large mass of tissue growing externally known as an exomphalos
Piper, from King's Lynn, Norfolk, suffers from bladder exstrophy - which occurs in one in 40,000 births - and exomphalos
which means her abdominal wall did not form properly in the womb, and affects one in 2,500 babies.
Little fighter Euan is one of only a handful of babies born with Exomphalos
- to survive past birth.
Kieron had an exomphalos
, which is a weakness of the baby's abdominal wall where the umbilical cord joins it.
Eliza had a condition called exomphalos
, which meant her stomach wall had failed to form properly, leaving her bowel on the outside rather than inside.