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Disease definition

Gastroschisis is marked by viscera protruding, without a covering sac, from the fetal abdomen on the right lateral base of the umbilicus. It is due to defective embryo growth and other malformations are only exceptionally associated.


  • Synonym(s):
    • Laparoschisis
  • Prevalence: 1-5 / 10 000
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Neonatal, Antenatal
  • ICD-10: Q79.3
  • OMIM: 230750
  • UMLS: C0265706
  • MeSH: D020139
  • GARD: 3176  8661
  • MedDRA: 10018046
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