Orphanet: Omphalocele

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Disease definition

A rare, non-syndromic, abdominal wall malformation characterized by a hernia of the abdominal wall, centered on the umbilical cord, in which the protruding viscera are protected by a sac.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: 1-5 / 10 000
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Antenatal
  • ICD-10: Q79.2
  • OMIM: 164750  310980
  • UMLS: C0795690
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: 10030308
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