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Related to exomphalos: gastroschisis
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an umbilical hernia at birth in which some abdominal organs push into the umbilical cord

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6 Pathology Exomphalos minor Gastroschisis (large) Surgery Primary closure Primary closure Surgical incision 1.
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.
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.